give (something) a fling


: to try (something) without being very serious about it or without worrying about whether or not it will succeed
He had always thought about starting his own business, and he decided to give it a fling.

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“Give (something) a fling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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