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Tratar de

Tratar means try to when it i followed by  verb in infinitive form. 

Siempre trato de terminar mi trabajo antes de volver a casa.
I always try to finish my work before I go home.

It can be used withe the impersonal pronoun se, giving it the meaning to be about (something).

De que se trata?
Se trata de
un asunto personal
What’s it about?
It’s about a personal matter