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  • as inapply
  • as inattempt

synonyms for give old college try

  • address
  • commit
  • devote
  • give
  • study
  • try
  • bend
  • concentrate
  • dedicate
  • dig
  • direct
  • grind
  • hustle
  • persevere
  • plug
  • scratch
  • sweat
  • throw
  • turn
  • be diligent
  • be industrious
  • bear down
  • buckle down
  • give all one's got
  • give best shot
  • hammer away
  • hit the ball
  • knuckle down
  • make effort
  • peg away
  • pour it on
  • pull out all stops
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antonyms for give old college try

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  • ignore
  • keep
  • forget
  • neglect
  • be lazy
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How to use give old college try in a sentence

Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
He was converted and baptized, and was the first Hebrew instructor at Harvard college.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
They are very urgent questions; our sons and daughters will have to begin to deal with them from the moment they leave college.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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