One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to suggest that one may be willing to do something unexpected or unlikely.‘‘You won't use a gun up here.’ ‘Try me.’’
- ‘‘Maybe you should try me, Bryan,’ Dani said angrily.’
- ‘‘C'mon, try me,’ he murmurs, glancing quickly in Tom's direction.’
- ‘I think my life has given me plenty of understanding, so try me.’
- ‘You can't tell me because I wouldn't understand it,’ he replied sarcastically, ‘Why don't you just try me.’’
- ‘I laughed at this at first, and told my mate ‘Oh yeah, try me then.’’
- ‘If they do not take me as serious, they have to try me.’
- ‘I simply tossed my long curls over my shoulder and practically dared them to try me.’
- ‘‘Then try me,’ said Jill as she took a quarter from her pocket.’
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