try as one might

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Definition of try as one might

: no matter how hard one tries Try as he might, he couldn't do it.

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“Try as one might.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/try%20as%20one%20might. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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