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try me

1. Give me a chance to do something. Typically used as a set phrase. A: "Bet you can't name all 50 states in under a minute." B: "Try me!" A: "I was thinking that—no, never mind. You'll just laugh and say it's stupid." B: "Try me! Tell me what you were about to say."
2. Go ahead and test whether I'm being serious. Typically said as a threat. A: "There's no way you'd do something so drastic just to settle a score with me!" B: "Oh yeah? Just try me."
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Try me.

Ask me.; Give me a chance. A: I don't suppose you know what the Achaean League is. B: Try me.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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