have a try

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of have a try

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

Word by Word Definitions

try play
  1. : to make an attempt

  2. : to make an attempt at

  3. : to put to test or trial

  1. : an experimental trial : attempt

  2. : a play in rugby that is similar to a touchdown in football, scores usually five points, and entitles the scoring side to attempt a placekick at the goal for additional points


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