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Give it a crack




I do really confuse with give it a crack, take a crack, have a crack? Could you explain to me about them?
And how about the meaning if the word just crack?
Thanks a lot
Danial Mahdy

05:05 PM Jun 10 2012 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

Hi! All these expressions mean basically the same thing: to try. For example:

“This math problem is really hard. Do you want to have a crack at it?”

You could also say: “Do you want to give it a crack?” or “Do you want to take a crack at it?”

Crack as a noun means a small cut or break. But when we use it in one of the phrases above it means something totally different. Wink

08:44 PM Jun 11 2012 |




Oh Yes… I got it.

Thanks a lot my good teacher.

01:35 AM Jun 12 2012 |