Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 12:07:13 -0500 From: Gregory Pulliam Subject: Re: Variation in "try"-complements? Has anyone else noted "try for" instead of "try to" +present participle/infinitive? I'm don't recall for sure, but I think I heard this in Memphis, perhaps by a speaker of AAVE. Greg Pulliam gpulliam[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago