Imperfective: стараться (starát'sya)
Perfective: постараться (postarát'sya)
English Meaning: to try, to strive, to endeavor, to seek

Word Forms: стараетесь (staráetes'), старайся (staráĭsya), старалась (starálas'), стараются (staráyutsya)

Example Sentences:

Она не могла похудеть, как ни старалась.
oná ne moglá pokhudét', kak ni starálas'.
Despite her effort she couldn't lose weight.
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Старайся сохранять оптимизм!
staráĭsya sokhranyát' optimízm!
Try to stay optimistic!
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