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  • shiyōtosuru


Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), suru verb - irregular

  • to try and do something
  • to attempt to do something

Examples of しようとする in a Sentence

Linda will try to have her own way in everything.
Don't try to do all these things at once.
Don't try to find fault with others.
She will have her own way.
A high household savings rate in Japan is attributed, among other things, to people's desire to save money to buy a home.
The engineer seeks not so much to know nature as to make use of it.
The anxiety of sellers to avail of prices which look very high.
It is absurd trying to persuade him.
The command of communication skills in multiple languages is essential to any company providing goods and services on the world market.
This book aims to provide an explanation of modern Japanese grammar that is as systematic and as easily understood as possible.

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