nice try


nice try
nice attempt, good attemp, good try

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • nice try, but no cigar — Australian Slang phrase indicating that someone has made a good, but nevertheless incorrect, guess …   English dialects glossary

  • nice try but no cigar — close but no cigar, good and close but not correct; almost but not entirely successful; good but incorrect guess …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nice — W2S1 [naıs] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(good)¦ 2¦(friendly)¦ 3¦(something you want)¦ 4 it s nice to know (that) 5 have a nice day! 6 nice to meet you 7 (it s been) nice meeting/talking to you 8¦(not nice)¦ 9 nice try 10 ni …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • try — try1 [ traı ] (past tense and past participle tried [ traıd ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to attempt to do something: Don t try any of your tricks with me! I know she s not very helpful, but she does try. try to do something: Just… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Nice guy — is a term in the general public discourse and in popular culture describing an adult or teenage male with friendly yet unassertive personality traits in the context of a relationship with a woman.[1] A typical nice guy is perceived to put the… …   Wikipedia

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