give it a bash


give it a bash
Australian Slang
to try something someone is not sure of

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Give it a bash — to try something someone is not sure of …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bash — /bæʃ / (say bash) verb (t) 1. to strike with a crushing or smashing blow: *And when we had eaten those on the ground we would shake the tree to make new ones fall, and even bash the tree with stones to shake the fruit down –w.e. harney, 1947. 2.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bash —  1. Strike (heavily). Also bash up Assault.  2. bash into Crash into.  3. have a bash Make an attempt.  4. give something a bash Strike something a blow.  5. bash on Go on (usu. doggedly) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Bash — 1. over indulge in (e.g. bash the beer ); 2. party ( go to a bash ); 3. attempt; try: had a bash at is last night; give it a bash ; 4. act of sexual intercourse …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bash — I Australian Slang 1. over indulge in (e.g. bash the beer ); 2. party ( go to a bash ); 3. attempt; try: had a bash at is last night; give it a bash ; 4. act of sexual intercourse II [Bashy] Jamaican Slang Glossary This is a popular slang term… …   English dialects glossary

  • give something/it a bash — Vrb phrs. To attempt or try something. E.g. Why don t you give it a bash, and if you find you can t do it or dont like it, we ll give you your money back …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bash — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 strong hit VERB + BASH ▪ give sb/sth ▪ get PREPOSITION ▪ bash on ▪ She got a bash on the head …   Collocations dictionary

  • Bash! — Infobox Album | Name = Bash! Type = Studio Album Artist = Rockapella Released = 1992 Genre = A Cappella Length = Label = ForLife Records Producer = Masahiro Ikumi Billy Straus Rockapella Last album = From N.Y. (1992) This album = Bash! (1992)… …   Wikipedia

  • give — verb Give is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑authority, ↑benefactor, ↑chart, ↑council, ↑donor, ↑index, ↑jury, ↑move, ↑nature, ↑recording, ↑religion, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • The Great American Bash — This article is about the former NWA and WCW professional wrestling event. For the WWE event, see WWE The Great American Bash. The Great American Bash was an annual summer professional wrestling pay per view event produced by the National… …   Wikipedia


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