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  • Give it the old college try
  • Give it your best shot
  • Go for broke
  • Hanging judge
  • Has your girl turned into a refrigerator? If her air is arctic, try MUM ( Mum Deodorant advertising slogan )
  • Have a go
  • Here comes de judge ( A catchphrase from Rowan and Martin's Laugh In )
  • If at first you don't succeed try, try and try again
  • If gas pains persist, try Volkswagen ( Volkswagen advertising slogan )
  • Imagine no religion, it's easy if you try
  • Judge Judy
  • Judge not, that ye be not judged
  • Let me not judge anyone until I have walked a mile in his moccasins
  • Let the train take the strain ( British Rail advertising slogan )
  • Life and death struggle
  • Like trying to nail jello to a wall
  • Litmus test
  • Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me ( The Graduate )
  • Never judge a book by its cover
  • Nice try
  • Nothing ventured nothing gained
  • People in here are trying to sleep
  • Pull all the stops out
  • Pull your finger out
  • Pull your socks up
  • Pull yourself up by your bootstraps
  • Put to the test
  • Revenge mission ( an attempt to seek active retribution )
  • Save it for the judge
  • Shot while trying to escape
  • Shoulder to the grindstone
  • Slog away
  • Strain every nerve
  • Suck it and see
  • Swing for the fences ( A baseball expression meaning try for a substantial gain )
  • Take it for a spin
  • Test bed
  • Test of faith
  • Test the water
  • Test tube baby
  • The All Blacks ( Nickname of the New Zealand Rugby Union team )
  • The Life And Times Of Judge Roy Bean ( Paul Newman movie )
  • These little things are sent to try us
  • To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield ( from a poem by Tennyson )
  • Trial and error
  • Trial and tribulation
  • Trial by television
  • Tried and tested
  • Tried and true
  • Try A Little Tenderness ( Otis Redding song )
  • Try everything once, except incest and folk dancing ( Sir Thomas Beecham quotation )
  • Try it on the dog
  • Try it, you'll like it ( Alka Seltzer advertising slogan )
  • Try your hand
  • Try your luck
  • Want him to be more of a man? Try being more of a woman! ( Coty Perfumes advertising slogan )
  • We try harder ( Avis car rental advertising slogan )
  • We're number two. We try harder ( Avis Rent-a-Car advertising slogan )
  • Why ask why? Try Bud Dry ( Budweiser Earl advertising slogan )
  • With the best will in the world
  • You be the judge
  • You've seen the rest, now try the best

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