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Give it a try

DEFINITION

Attempt something new.’Try’ refers to a new venture or challenge, so give it  try is to accept the challenge, even though you may not feel prepared to succeed. Also said as ‘give it a go’. (Compare to Give it a whack.)

“She never had driven a car before so I had  her  give it a try.”

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