Read and Listen To Sentences Using the Word

She tried it herself.
I tried again and again.
He tried hard, but failed.
I tried in vain to open it.
He tried to get me to help him.
He tried to speak French to us.
He tried writing a short story.
Tom tried climbing the tall tree.
Tom tried to climb the tall tree.
I tried writing with my left hand.
I tried to listen to him carefully.
I tried to write with my left hand.
I tried everything to keep him alive.
I tried to write down everything he said.
She tried to persuade him to go with her.
We tried to cheer him up by taking him out.
She tried to comfort him, but he kept crying.
He tried to make his wife happy, but couldn't.
She tried to prevent the rumor from spreading.
She tried to squeeze the juice from the orange.
She tried to persuade him to attend the meeting.
She tried to persuade him to organize a boycott.
Have you ever tried feeding your dog peanut butter?
I tried to get Charles to help me, but he wouldn't.
She tried to lift the box, but found it impossible.
She tried to persuade him not to decline the offer.
No matter how hard she tried, she couldn't please him.
She tried to persuade him to buy her a pearl necklace.
I tried hard to make them stay home, but they refused to listen to me.

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