One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Engage in a trial of skill or argument with.
- ‘Gonsalvo, however, was in no condition to try conclusions with his well-appointed enemy.’
- ‘Little appetite has the New Deal for trying conclusions with political champions.’
- ‘Should he refuses the banquet, then we must try conclusions with an army.’
- ‘It was no use to undertake to try conclusions with the foe in open fight.’
- ‘The Athgarvan team journey over to Kildare on Sunday to try conclusions with the ‘Sons.’’
- ‘Some day I am going back to that same pool and I hope I may be permitted again to try conclusions with that rainbow.’
- ‘One of the many ambitions of the Athenians was to reduce all Italy, but the disaster at Syracuse prevented their trying conclusions with the Romans.’
- ‘If Canada really wanted to try conclusions with him he should do it in the context of class.’
- ‘But the sportsman proved again that you can try conclusions with the Russian fighters but not for will-power!’
- ‘Perhaps it was as well for the Pope that he died before trying conclusions with that tough and capable Norman.’
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