make an attempt or effort to do something
I know the exam is really hard, but if I don't try, I'll never know if I have what it takes to pass it, so I've decided to give it a shot.
by jmsilv August 08, 2006
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Give a try to something or somebody. Used to give an opportunity to something new.
Let's give a shot to this new drink.
by majesco December 12, 2016
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