tī matamata

tī matamata, (-‘ia), fq. tī mata. Test, tempt, etc.

Inā kia tī matamata au i tō‘ou pātikara?
I say, let me have a try on your bicycle?;

Kua tī matamata‘ia rātou ki te au mea tei ‘āpi‘i‘ia kia rātou i taua ‘epetoma.
They were tested on everything they had been taught that week.

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