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try one's wings (out)
Fig. to try to do something one has recently become qualified to do. (Fig. on the image of a young bird trying to fly.) I recently learned to snorkel, and I want to go to the seaside to try my wings. You've read about it enough. It's time to try out your wings.
try your wings(American)
to try to do something that you have recently learned to do She's just qualified and is looking for a chance to try her wings as a design consultant.See change tack