Take a gander - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
take a gander
take a gander (at someone or something)
to look at someone or something. Wow, take a gander at that new car! I wanted to take a gander at the new computer before they started using it.
have/take a ˈgander (at something) (informal) look at something: Come over here and have a gander at what I’ve got! This came from a comparison between the way a person walks when they want to look at something, often stretching their neck to get a better view, and a gander (= a male goose), which wanders about, stretching its neck to see things.
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Take a gander
at the menu and you won't find a mention of goose at the new Ganders in Glendale.