take a crack at (something)

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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.
See also: crack, take