have a try


: to make an attempt : to try
"I can't open this jar." "Let me have a try (at it)."

Examples of have a try in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Or resign and let someone else have a try. Kyle Whitmire, al, 9 July 2020

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'have a try.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Cite this Entry

“Have a try.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20try. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!