In the GNOME project we tried to keep the platform language independent.
I have tried, in all the ways I can, to make timeless music.
For years, I tried to resist the hero label.
I only did my duty to my country when I tried to oppose the criminal folly of Hitler.
I've tried to do the sad-bastard thing for long enough. I just want to have a good time.
Consider trade protectionism. It's been tried - and found wanting - since the Great Depression.
I never tried to kill myself or anything.
If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600.
I tried to start a theatre in LA and failed miserably, but I was probably not meant to raise money.
The people who tried government regulation have lives which are miserable.
I tried my hand at photography and worked with a studio for six months.
One time my mom tried to ground me, but that lasted 15 minutes.