have a fling at (something)

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Definition of have a fling at (something)

: to try (something) without being very serious about it or without worrying about whether or not it will succeed He had a brief fling at starting his own business.

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“Have a fling at (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20fling%20at%20%28something%29. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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