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26th February 2017

Try me

We use this expression to invite someone to ask us something or ask us to do something with them.
Usage
Written: 
No
Spoken: 
Yes
Formal: 
No
Informal: 
Yes
Example 1
I wanted to ask you a favour, but I think you'll say no.
Try me. I'm feeling generous.
Example 2
You haven't read the book, so I don't think you can answer this question.
Try me - you might be surprised.