take a pop at

idiom

informal
1
: to try to hit (someone)
Some drunk took a pop at me.
2
chiefly British : to criticize (someone) publicly
He took a pop at his rival.

Examples of take a pop at in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once again, only Kendall wants to take a pop at the champ. Scott Tobias, Vulture, 24 Oct. 2021

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“Take a pop at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20pop%20at. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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