Phrasal Verbs

try on

This page is about the phrasal verb try on


to put on clothes or shoes before buying them to see if they fit properly and look good

For example

  • try on sth Did he try on that shirt before he bought it? It looks too big for him.

  • try sth on Excuse me, but I'm not sure if these jeans fit me. Can I try them on?

Nouns often used as objects with try on: clothes, shoes, jeans, jacket, sunglasses, ring

Quick Quiz

You should try on a pair of jeans before you

a. buy them

b. wear them

c. design them

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