Phrasal Verb: Try it on

Try it on

Meaning: Provoke someone by being annoying or behaving badly

Example: The children were TRYING IT ON all night until I lost my temper.

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Try it on

Meaning: Attempt to get something, usually by deceit, without great hopes of success

Example: He knew I wasn't got to let him do it- he was just TRYING IT ON.

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