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give something a whirl

Definition of give something a whirl in English:

informal Give something a try.
Example sentences
  • I haven't actually tried that particular trick before, but I thought I might give it a whirl and see what happens.
  • This service might not work for everyone but it is certainly worth registering for the seven-day free trial and giving it a whirl.
  • So do give the new album a whirl if you haven't yet, and try listening to it as a descendent of the 60's rather than the 70's and see what you think.
Synonyms
try, try-out, test
informal go, shot, bash, stab
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