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Have a go   /hæv ə goʊ/   Listen
Have a go

Make an attempt at something.  Synonym: give it a try.

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"Have a go" Quotes from Famous Books

... liked learning as you do, for though I am in the Sixth at Westminster, I own that I look upon the classics as a nuisance. Well, now, look here; I have got an hour at present with nothing special to do, so if you like we will have a go at it together. What have you got here?" and he walked across to a shelf on which were a number of books. "Oh! here is a Caesar; suppose we take that; it's easy enough generally, but there are some stiffish bits now and then. Let's ...
— Captain Bayley's Heir: - A Tale of the Gold Fields of California • G. A. Henty

... some triers," said Appleyard, with an emphatic wag of the head. "Make no mistake about that! Fifty thousand! Gosh!—why, anybody that's got the least clue, the slightest idea—and there must be somebody—'ll have a go in for all he ...
— The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation • J. S. Fletcher

... the trap-door end first, lad," said Cleek. "If that doesn't work we'll have a go at the other, but somehow you must get to the docks by midnight. You may learn the whole secret there, and it would be the worst luck in the world if you missed the chance; you mustn't. ...
— The Riddle of the Frozen Flame • Mary E. Hanshew

Words linked to "Have a go" :   essay, attempt, seek, assay, try

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