give it a whirl


give it a whirl
Australian Slang
to try doing something by giving it one's best

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • give something a whirl — (informal) To try something out • • • Main Entry: ↑whirl * * * give something a whirl informal phrase to try a new activity If you don’t like team sports, why not give yoga a whirl? Thesaurus: to start doing something new or different …   Useful english dictionary

  • give something a whirl — give (something) a whirl to try something. Tan had given up technical writing to give fiction a whirl. Usage notes: often used in the form give it a whirl: We ve always wanted to take a cruise in the Caribbean, so we decided to give it a whirl.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • give something a whirl — ► give something a whirl informal give something a try. Main Entry: ↑whirl …   English terms dictionary

  • Give It a Whirl — Infobox Album | Name = Give It A Whirl: The Soundtrack from the Major Television Series Type = Album Artist = Various Background = darkseagreen Released = 2003 Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Propeller Records Compiler = Simon Grigg, Mark… …   Wikipedia

  • Give It A Whirl — Infobox Single Name = Give It A Whirl Artist = Split Enz from Album = Frenzy B side = Frenzy Released = 1979 Format = 7 vinyl Recorded = 1978 Genre = New Wave Length = 3:04 Label = Mushroom Records Writer = Neil Finn, Tim Finn Producer = David… …   Wikipedia

  • give it a whirl — verb try (Freq. 1) let s give it a whirl! • Syn: ↑give it a try • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑try, ↑seek, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • give it a whirl — verb To try, test or attempt. If youve never tried a recumbent bicycle before, youre welcome to give it a whirl …   Wiktionary

  • give it a whirl — try to do something, try your hand at    When I saw the others dancing, I decided to give it a whirl …   English idioms

  • give something a whirl — informal to try a new activity If you don t like team sports, why not give yoga a whirl? …   English dictionary

  • give it a whirl — give it a shot/whirl informal to attempt to do something. I ve never danced Salsa before but I ll give it a shot …   New idioms dictionary

  • give something a whirl — informal give something a try. → whirl …   English new terms dictionary


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