how to pronounce tried


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tried is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of tried in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… plasticine to it and tried spinning that …”

meanings of tried


  1. Put on trial, taken before a lawcourt.
  2. Tested, hence, proven to be firm or reliable.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of try.

tried frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word tried occurs in english on average 196.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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