take a whack at (doing) something

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take a whack 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 ten years, but I'll certainly take a whack at it. You had your chance trying to break the piñata, now let your sister take a whack at it.
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take a whack at something

tv. to have a try at something. Why don’t you practice a little while and take a whack at it tomorrow?
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