Loading the player...

'Try and' vs. 'Try to'

When you're not sure which is right, try to remember to use 'try to.'
Featuring: Kory Stamper

More Ask the Editor Videos

  1. 'Try and' vs. 'Try to'

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    13,370 views
  2. Is It 'Attorney Generals' Or 'Attorneys General'?

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    154,653 views
  3. Fun, Funner, Funnest

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    166,104 views
  4. 2014 Word of the Year: Behind the Scenes

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    91,865 views
  5. How the Months Got Their Names

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    119,908 views
  6. Webster's Dictionary of 1864

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    37,546 views
  7. Old-School Grammar

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    194,423 views
  8. Schwa

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    107,995 views
  9. That vs. Which

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    137,368 views
  10. i.e. vs. e.g.

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    69,074 views
  11. Longest Word in the Dictionary

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    108,106 views
  12. Its vs. It's

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    45,460 views
  13. Weird Plurals

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    146,185 views
  14. Defenestration

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    58,693 views
  15. Irregardless

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    366,695 views
  16. Okay?

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    109,466 views
  17. What 'Ironic' Really Means

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    84,050 views
  18. 'Mispronunciations' That May Be Fine

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    54,191 views
  19. The Awkward Case of 'His or Her'

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    70,427 views
  20. How a Word Gets into the Dictionary

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    29,748 views
  21. Drive Safe: In Praise of Flat Adverbs

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    68,948 views
  22. Soop vs. Soup

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    48,197 views
  23. Ghost Word

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    59,921 views
  24. Hopefully

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    50,698 views
  25. Ending a Sentence with a Preposition

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    97,753 views
  26. Who vs. Whom

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    39,672 views
  27. Octopus

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    119,575 views

More Ask the Editor Videos

  1. 'Try and' vs. 'Try to'

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    13,370 views
  2. Is It 'Attorney Generals' Or 'Attorneys General'?

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    154,653 views
  3. Fun, Funner, Funnest

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    166,104 views
  4. 2014 Word of the Year: Behind the Scenes

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    91,865 views
  5. How the Months Got Their Names

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    119,908 views
  6. Webster's Dictionary of 1864

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    37,546 views
  7. Old-School Grammar

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    194,423 views
  8. Schwa

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    107,995 views
  9. That vs. Which

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    137,368 views
  10. i.e. vs. e.g.

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    69,074 views
  11. Longest Word in the Dictionary

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    108,106 views
  12. Its vs. It's

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    45,460 views
  13. Weird Plurals

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    146,185 views
  14. Defenestration

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    58,693 views
  15. Irregardless

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    366,695 views
  16. Okay?

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    109,466 views
  17. What 'Ironic' Really Means

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    84,050 views
  18. 'Mispronunciations' That May Be Fine

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    54,191 views
  19. The Awkward Case of 'His or Her'

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    70,427 views
  20. How a Word Gets into the Dictionary

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    29,748 views
  21. Drive Safe: In Praise of Flat Adverbs

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    68,948 views
  22. Soop vs. Soup

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    48,197 views
  23. Ghost Word

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    59,921 views
  24. Hopefully

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    50,698 views
  25. Ending a Sentence with a Preposition

    Featuring: Emily Brewster
    97,753 views
  26. Who vs. Whom

    Featuring: Peter Sokolowski
    39,672 views
  27. Octopus

    Featuring: Kory Stamper
    119,575 views