Quick answer
"Let" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "dejar", and "try" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "intentar". Learn more about the difference between "let" and "try" below.
let(
leht
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to allow)
a. dejar
Her parents didn't let her go to the party.Sus padres no la dejaron ir a la fiesta.
b. permitir
Would you let me drive your car this weekend?¿Me permites manejar tu carro este fin de semana?
2. (to rent) (United Kingdom)
a. alquilar
He is planning to let his apartment for three months.Está pensando alquilar su apartamento por tres meses.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (tennis)
a. el nulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The first point was a let.El primero punto fue nulo.
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try(
tray
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to attempt; often used with "to")
a. intentar
Try to park in that spot.Intenta estacionar en ese hueco.
b. tratar de
I'll try to talk to her this afternoon.Trataré de hablarle esta tarde.
2. (to sample)
a. probar
I would love to try your famous tomato soup one of these days.Me encantaría probar tu famosa sopa de tomate un día de estos.
3. (legal)
a. juzgar
He should not be tried for murder.No debería ser juzgado por asesinato.
4. (to attempt to open)
a. intentar abrir
He tried the door and found it unlocked.Intentó abrir la puerta y la encontró cerrada con llave.
5. (to make inquiries at)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I tried the tourist office, but they couldn't help.Pregunté en la oficina de turismo, pero no pudieron ayudarme.
If I have to try all the shops in this city to find the perfect gift, I will.Si tengo que recorrer todas las tiendas de esta ciudad para encontrar el regalo perfecto, que así sea.
6. (to put to the test)
a. poner a prueba
Why don't we try him, and see how he does at the job?¿Por qué no lo ponemos a prueba para ver cómo se le da el trabajo?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to make an effort)
a. esforzarse
Though our goals are hard to achieve, we must never stop trying.Aunque nuestras metas sean difíciles de alcanzar, nunca debemos dejar de esforzarnos.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I know you find it difficult to talk to your father but please try.Sé que no te es fácil hablar con tu padre pero inténtalo, por favor.
It won't be easy but we should try at least.No será fácil pero al menos deberíamos intentarlo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (attempt)
a. el intento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After several tries, I gave up.Tras varios intentos, abandoné.
9. (sports)
a. el ensayo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He scored two tries.Marcó dos ensayos.
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