https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JacobBloor

To try in Czech

Hellow everyone,

I was wondering if a Czech native speaker could explain the usage of the different words in Czech meaning "to try"? Specifically:

zkusit/zkoušet pokoušet, pokusit se vyzkoušet snažit se

In which context would you the above mentioned verbs? Thanks :D

Ahoj všichni,

Může mi vysvětlit nějaký rodilý mluvčí češtiny, jak se používá různé slovesa, která jsou napsana nahoře? V jakém kontextu by byla tato slova vyhodná? Děkuji :D

July 28, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VladaFu

Also zakoušet.

The best is to consult dictionary explanations, but they are written in Czech. Hopefully someone (perhaps even I) will find time to write something in English.

July 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tom_V.

I try it to explain (pokusím se to vysvětlit). :-)

Zkusit/pokusit se - to try once.

Zkoušet/vyzkoušet - to try repeatedly.

pokoušet - to try something with bad end (I am trying to drive with closed eyes).

snažit se - to try but probably without success...

July 31, 2018
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