give it a shot | give it a whirl Informal
Meaning: If you give something a shot, or give it a whirl, you try doing something for the first time, usually for fun.
- I've never tried playing golf, but I'd like to give it a shot.
- Mark asked some guys riding skateboards if he could borrow one and give it a whirl.
Fabio said, "I'd really like to give that a shot," when he saw somebody