take a crack at


take a crack at
try, attempt

Have you decided to take a crack at the entrance exam in June?


Idioms and examples. 2014.

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  • take a crack at — (something/doing something) to try to do something. Ford said he had always wanted to take a crack at writing a novel. Usage notes: sometimes used in the forms take another crack at something or have another crack at something: He couldn t go… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take a crack at — [v] try attempt, do one’s best*, drive for, give a go*, give a whirl*, go after, go all out*, go for, have a crack*, have a go*, have a rip*, have a shot*, have a stab*, have a whack*, make an attempt, make an effort, make a pass at*, make a… …   New thesaurus

  • take a crack at — index endeavor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take a crack at — {v. phr.} To try doing something. * /It was a difficult challenge to reorganize our antiquated campus, but the resident architect decided to take a crack at it./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a crack at — {v. phr.} To try doing something. * /It was a difficult challenge to reorganize our antiquated campus, but the resident architect decided to take a crack at it./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a crack at — verb To attempt or try. I dont really know where to begin, but I guess I can take a crack at it and see how I do …   Wiktionary

  • take\ a\ crack\ at — v. phr. To try doing something. It was a difficult challenge to reorganize our antiquated campus, but the resident architect decided to take a crack at it …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take a crack at — take a risk, attempt something which can be dangerous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take a crack at — Synonyms and related words: cut and thrust, feint, flail at, flail away at, give a fling, give a go, give a try, give a whirl, hit at, lash out at, let drive at, let fly at, lunge at, make a try, poke at, strike at, strike out at, swing at, swing …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take a crack at something — take a crack at (something/doing something) to try to do something. Ford said he had always wanted to take a crack at writing a novel. Usage notes: sometimes used in the forms take another crack at something or have another crack at something: He …   New idioms dictionary


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