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  1. Boris Tatarenko's Avatar
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    #1

    to have a whack at smth

    Hello.

    I'm wondering whether this phrase is sued nowdays.
    For example: I'm not sure how it's supposed to work, but let me have a whack.

    Thanks.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #2

    Re: to have a whack at smth

    It's listed in dictionaries, but I've only rarely heard it. (Click)

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    #3

    Re: to have a whack at smth

    Like Rover, I know what it means but I rarely hear it. Note that the word isn't "sued", it's "used"!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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