give something a whirl
Make a brief or experimental try, as in I've never made a pie but I'll give it a whirl. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
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Something like fluoride, which is too small for normal filters, yanks away that feeling of agency.
Citizens, perhaps, need to feel like they can communicate something to science.
But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
With chemotherapy, her doctors give her at least an 80 percent chance of survival.
Why would “they” want to crush him just for attempting to buy something twenty years ago?
He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
There seems something in that also which I could spare only very reluctantly from a new Bible in the world.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
There is, perhaps, in this childish suffering often something more than the sense of being homeless and outcast.Children's Ways|James Sully