have a go

idiom

: to try to do something
"I can't get the window open." "Let me have a go (at it)."

Examples of have a go in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The British royals were invited to have a go at this artisan craft. Karla Adam, Washington Post, 22 Sep. 2023 Later, have a go on the wave simulator, then dry out in the Treasure Island Arcade. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 5 June 2023 Not one bit, if the mainstream media wants to have a go at you, right? Zack Sharf, Variety, 1 May 2023 Later, have a go on the wave simulator, then dry out in the Treasure Island Arcade. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 5 June 2023 Captain and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was the first to have a go; quite explosively, too. Joshua Law, Forbes, 19 Mar. 2021 Just dive in and have a go – for example, pulling up various different reports for different time periods. Bernard Marr, Forbes, 8 Aug. 2022 Frank Martin were all instrumental in coming up with an idea where coaches would donate half of a salary to an athletic department to hire scholars who are people of color to have a go in athletic administration. Shannon Ryan, chicagotribune.com, 23 Aug. 2020 If these talks fail then the second party will have a go. Konstantin Testorides, Star Tribune, 4 Aug. 2020

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“Have a go.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20go. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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