give it a shot


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give it a shot ‎(third-person singular simple present gives it a shot, present participle giving it a shot, simple past gave it a shot, past participle given it a shot)

  1. (idiomatic) Try or attempt (something).
    I don’t think it will work, but I suppose you could give it a shot.