[Ads-l] _try to_ vs. _try and_

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 11 21:02:54 EST 2016

WB:  Furthermore, I wonder if the phrase <a tried 'n' true method> figures
into the <try to V> ~ <try 'n' V> comparandum. I.e. why I feel that <try
'n'> is melius sensu and that <try to> is peius sensu. (Try 'n' look that
up in yer Manu Leumann!)

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