take a whack at


take a whack at
Разговорное выражение: попытаться (crossword in Stars and Stripes Nov.15, 2008, p.23)

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

Смотреть что такое "take a whack at" в других словарях:

  • take a whack at — See: TAKE A SHOT AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a whack at — See: TAKE A SHOT AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ a\ whack\ at — See: take a shot at …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take a whack at something — tv. to have a try at something. □ Let me take a whack at it. □ Why don’t you practice a little while and take a whack at it tomorrow? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • take a whack at someone or something — v. to hit at someone or something. □ Wilbur took a whack at Martin and missed. □ Jerry got an ax and took a whack at the tree, but didn’t do much damage …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • have/take a whack at — US informal : to try to do (something) She took a whack at solving the puzzle. I can t open the jar. Do you want to take a whack at it? [=do you want to try to open it?] • • • Main Entry: ↑whack …   Useful english dictionary

  • whack — [hwak, wak] vt., vi. [echoic] 1. to strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow ☆ 2. Slang to murder (a person), often, specif., for pay n. 1. a sharp, resounding blow 2. the sound of this at a whack or at one whack Informal at one …   English World dictionary

  • Whack — Whack, n. 1. A smart resounding blow. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 2. A portion; share; allowance. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. an attempt; as, to take a whack at it. [Colloq.] [PJC] {Out of whack}, out of order. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whack — I n. (colloq.) blow 1) to give smb. a whack attempt 2) to take a whack at 3) to have the first whack at misc. 4) out of whack (he threw his shoulder out of whack) II v. (colloq.) (O) ( to strike ) I ll whack you one * * * [wæk] (colloq.) ( to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • whack — whack1 [wæk] v [T] informal [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Probably from the sound of hitting] 1.) to hit someone or something hard whack sb/sth with sth ▪ He kept whacking the dog with a stick. 2.) BrE spoken to put something somewhere whack sth… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whack — whacker, n. /hwak, wak/, v.t. 1. to strike with a smart, resounding blow or blows. 2. Slang. to divide into or take in shares (often fol. by up): Whack the loot between us two. v.i. 3. to strike a smart, resounding blow or blows. 4. whack off, a …   Universalium

Книги



Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.