try hand

try one's hand (at something)

to take a try at something. Someday I'd like to try my hand at flying a plane. Give me a chance. Let me try my hand!
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try (one's) hand

To attempt to do something for the first time: I tried my hand at skiing.
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Global Banking News-December 1, 2015--Malayan Banking to try hand at Chinese card payment business
Visitors can even try hand carding (brushing and de-tangling) the wool and meet alpacas and llamas.
On these evenings, visitors can meet the bell ringers, enjoy demonstrations and displays and even try hand bell ringing before entering the bell chamber itself, where they will see at close quarters the heaviest and highest peal of bells in the world.
After an event they organised - an exhibition and sale of hand painted cards, crafts by different talented people; she found some bottles of colours left; wondering what to do with it, she decided, "Why don't I try hand painting T-Shirts with them.
You could also try hand washing some clothes - like we used to in the good old days before the labour-saving washing machine was invented.
The family was hesitant to allow him try hand on motorbike stunts.
When it rose above 100[degrees]C within five minutes, I told her to try hand soldering again.
Only a qualified reflexologist should practice on the feet, but anyone can try hand reflexology, which can be equally effective as first aid reflexology or as a quick and simple energy booster when you're feeling low.
Visitors can try hand carding (brushing and de-tangling) the wool, and then learn how the Village's historic water-powered carding mill does the same job much faster.
Visitors will be able to try hand bell ringing, see displays and meet the bell ringers before entering the chamber itself - which boasts the heaviest and highest peal of bells in the world.
Try hand and foot painting and find out how messy play can be fun.
15 to try hand weaving, Japanese paper dyeing and printmaking with thread, yarn, cloth, paper and Japanese rice paper, according to Nathaniel Needle, of SAORI Worcester Weaving Studio, and one of the organizers of the event.
In response to 9-11 and the increased concern for better security at the nation's airports, we decided to try hand geometry to secure access to our control tower," Atkinson reports.
If you fancy something more complicated, try hand metal embossing with WHSmith's Frames and Trinket Box Kit (pounds 9.