take a crack at something
take a crack at (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 take a crack at it. You had your chance trying to break the piñata, now let your sister take a crack at it.
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take a crack at somethingand have a crack at something
tv. to take a try at something. She had a crack at food preparation, but that wasn’t for her. Let me have a crack at changing the tire.
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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?