try and vs try to : Common Errors in English

About try and vs try to

Although “try and” is common in colloquial speech and will usually pass unremarked there, in writing try to remember to use “try to” instead of “try and.”

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  1. The only thing Gennaro Gattuso fears is death

    Bearded fireball Rino Gattuso has been lined up to become Palermo's next manager following the club's relegation from Serie A once he ends his contract with Swiss club FC Sion. As he prepares to try and ride the mechanical bull … Continue reading ?
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Dirty Tackle via Yahoo! Sports

  2. UK says will use G8 summit to push for Syria talks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will use its role as host of a summit of the G8 group of nations next week to try to get both sides in the Syrian conflict to attend a peace conference, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday. "We should use the G8 to try and bring pressure on all sides to bring about ... a peace conference, a peace process, and a move towards a transitional government in Syria ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

try to in News

  1. EU tries to persuade France to back U.S. free trade talks

    The European Union will try to overcome French resistance to free-trade talks with the United States on Friday and keep alive plans for a deal that could boost their struggling economies by dramatically increasing transatlantic business.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: FOX Business

  2. Factbox - Issues at the heart of EU-U.S. free-trade talks

    (Reuters) - The European Union will try to overcome French resistance to free-trade talks with the United States on Friday and keep alive plans for a deal that could boost their struggling economies by ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Fed To Try To Calm Market Rate Fears: Hilsenrath

    The Federal Reserve will use its meeting next week to try to calm fears that the central bank is nearer to raising short-term interest rates, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal's Jon Hilsenrath on Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: FOX Business

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