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A test of the potential of someone or something, especially in the context of entertainment or sports.‘she would be too distraught to compete in cheerleader tryouts’
test, try out, check out, put to the test, experiment withView synonyms
- ‘The try-outs are part of a concerted effort by World Wrestling Entertainment to reward their fans in the north west, who have been among the most fervent supporters of the company in the UK.’
- ‘The one-hour premiere episode takes viewers inside the audition room for a first-ever look at how thousands of aspiring Idols sang their hearts out during regional try-outs across Canada.’
- ‘In the past he also had try-outs with the Ireland Under 15s as well as with an English Premier Division club.’
- ‘It was all cool and amicable, he's helping us find a replacement and he's letting us use his kit during the try-outs.’
- ‘One of my most memorable experiences was a first try-out of Thai cooking.’
- ‘‘We should do this for the sound check as a try-out,’ said Astor.’
- ‘He secured a try-out for his idea in a local newspaper in the United States where his wife was working and the readers' response was remarkable.’
- ‘He had two sets, and felt that as a former hurler I could become a good golfer, and insisted that I should accompany him for a try-out.’
- ‘How were any of these guys going to pass the try-outs?’
- ‘He attended try-outs in Europe later that month, made the team and then came home to Edmonton.’
- ‘They and the dozens of others in this summer's try-outs are promised nothing except a possible place on Cirque's list of approved artists.’
- ‘Although I was in the squad, I still feel nervous about the try-outs for next season because it's very competitive.’
- ‘They are not even the equivalent of a first draft; rather, they are try-outs for parts of the painting being planned, incomplete fragments of what will eventually become a whole work of art, mini - rehearsals for the real thing.’
- ‘I wanted to know if there would be more try-outs other than the ones in August.’
- ‘While he was the first to perform it was nowhere near as nerve-wracking as the day one try-outs.’
- ‘He faces further try-outs and interviews over the coming weeks.’
- ‘So speaking of guitars, which one are you bringing to try-outs?’
- ‘In these circumstances I do not think it necessary to have a try-out in the second team before returning.’
- ‘Who we go for will really depend on who comes across best in the try-outs.’
- ‘‘I hope to see you all at try-outs,’ she said as the bell rang.’
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