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have a go (2)

This page is about the collocation have a go (2)

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to attempt to do something

For example

  • I don't think I can fix it, but I'll have a go.

  • After having several goes, I finally managed to lift 100 kilograms.

Note:
Similar collocations are "have a try" and "give it a go"

Quick Quiz

If you have a go at doing something, you

a. can't do it

b. try hard to do it

c. have to do it somewhere else

Contributor: Matt Errey