take a crack at : Idioms in English

take a crack at

To make an attempt at something
Usage:
The hinges on the old chest were rusted solid, and neither Jake nor Andrew had been able to get them open, but Chelsea said she wanted to take a crack at it.

take a crack at in News

  1. Pricespotter: How Much for a 1BR EVill Co-op With A Large Living Room?

    PriceSpotter is Curbed's asking price guessing game. We provide you with some details and pictures from an apartment listing, and you take a crack at the price in the comments. Tomorrow we reveal the answer. And hey, no cheating! Click...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Curbed New York

  2. Pick 'Em: MLSsoccer.com editors predict #USAvPAN

    Each week during the MLS season, the MLSsoccer.com editors share their picks ahead of league matches. This time, they take a crack at Tuesday's World Cup qualifier between the United States and Panama at CenturyLink Field (10 pm ET, ESPN, UniMas, Live chat on MLSsoccer.com).
    on June 12, 2013 Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

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