Idiom: 'Have a crack'

What does 'Have a crack' mean?

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.)

Contributor: TKavanaugh

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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