Sentence Examples with the word trying

They told him how the lad was always trying to draw something.

They were the only words that came to her mind a few seconds before she gave up trying to resist the effect he had on her.

It is very difficult at first to form them plainly, but if we keep on trying it gradually becomes easier, and after a great deal of practice we can write legible letters to our friends.

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And this reminds me that certain Englishmen, who long ago were accidentally left in Greenland by a whaling vessel--that these men actually lived for several months on the mouldy scraps of whales which had been left ashore after trying out the blubber.

Pelageya Danilovna Melyukova, a broadly built, energetic woman wearing spectacles, sat in the drawing room in a loose dress, surrounded by her daughters whom she was trying to keep from feeling dull.

This very building was the one Gabriel dived off of in an attempt to keep the terrified human from trying to kill herself.

The two generals and the adjutant took hold of the field glass, trying to snatch it from one another.

She had a mental picture of a bear trying to squeeze into the narrow space under Tammy's bed.

About this time, also, he had interfered in the affairs of Maine, though without much result, for having sided against Gervais, bishop of Le Mans, who was trying to make himself guardian of the young count of Maine, Hugh, he had been beaten and forced to make terms with Gervais in 1038.

Prince Vasili wished to obtain this post for his son, but others were trying through the Dowager Empress Marya Fedorovna to secure it for the baron.