Idiom: Have a crack
Meaning: If you have a crack at something, you try to do it. If someone is attempting to do something and they are unsuccessful, you might say, "Let me have a crack at it" suggesting that you might be successful at performing the task. ('Take a crack' is also used.)Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Fair crack of the whip
- Tough nut to crack
- Crack a nut with a sledgehammer
- Turn the crack
- Crack of dawn
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