have a stab at something/at doing something
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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- a crack at (someone or something)
- a whack at (something)
- a/the feel of (something)
- (I) wouldn't (do something) if I were you
- a thing of the past
- a straw will show which way the wind blows
- (you've) got to get up pretty early in the morning to (do something)
- a ghost at the feast
- all right
- (you) wanna make something of it?