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She tried taking pills to lose weight as an alternative to getting regular exercise, but had little success.

She tried to sound happy, but I could hear the anxiety in her voice.

His anger was apparent to everyone, even though he tried to hide it.

Abraham Lincoln once said, "Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

" In December of 1993, Pablo Escobar, boss of Colombia's Medellin cocaine cartel, was killed in a shoot-out as police tried to arrest him.

My dad tried to assemble my new bicycle, but when he was finished there were parts left over, and the pedals wouldn't turn.

Before Galileo's time, scholars tried to resolve questions of science by referring to authority.

The young boy tried his friend's skateboard, but fell awkwardly and hurt his wrist.

The prisoner tried to escape across the border while out on bail.

The police barred the door when a crowd of teenagers tried to get into the concert without paying.

The little boy tried to run away, but the bully barred his path.

The nail bent when I tried to hammer it into the board.

I still feel a lot of bitterness towards my boss for not supporting me when the personnel office tried to have me fired.

Zack tried to blame his little sister for breaking the window, but his mother had seen him do it.

The little boy tried to escape, but the bully blocked his path.

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