take a crack at : Popular Idioms in English

take a crack at

To make an attempt at something

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.

News & Articles

  • 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...
    June 12, 2013 - Curbed New York
  • 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).
    June 11, 2013 - MLS via Yahoo! Sports