take a shot at (someone or something)(redirected from take a shot at them)
take a shot at (someone or something)
1. To fire a weapon at someone or something. I took a shot at the target but didn't even come close.
2. To attempt or try something. Give me the controller—I'll take a shot at beating the boss.
take a shot at someone or something
1. to fire a shot at someone or something. The hunter took a shot at the deer. Who took a shot at my mailbox?
2. Go to a try at something.