make a run at

idiom

US
: to attempt to win or do (something)
The team is making a run at the championship.

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“Make a run at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20run%20at. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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