take a pop at

idiom

Definition of take a pop at

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.

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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 2 Dec. 2021.

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