have a stab at (doing) (something)(redirected from have a stab at doing)
have a stab at (doing) (something)
To attempt to do something; to take a turn trying to do something. Well, I haven't fixed a motor in nearly 10 years, but I'll certainly have a stab at it. You had your chance, now let your sister have a stab at trying to break the piñata.
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have a stab at something/at doing something(informal) try something/doing something, especially if you have never done it before: I had a stab at fishing once but I found it boring.
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