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Give something a try.
try, try-out, testView synonyms
- ‘So do give the new album a whirl if you haven't yet, and try listening to it as a descendent of the 60's rather than the 70's and see what you think.’
- ‘Mandy told me she was participating ‘because my friend told me he was doing it, it sounded like fun, and so I decided to give it a whirl.’’
- ‘I popped it in the CD-ROM drive to give it a whirl.’
- ‘So break out the mixing bowls and give these recipes a whirl.’
- ‘If you've always been curious about the traditional English breakfast, give it a whirl here - they even have a veggie option (minus the black pudding).’
- ‘This service might not work for everyone but it is certainly worth registering for the seven-day free trial and giving it a whirl.’
- ‘The best way to truly understand it is to give it a whirl.’
- ‘I haven't actually tried that particular trick before, but I thought I might give it a whirl and see what happens.’
- ‘She said: ‘One day I thought I would give it a whirl and I found that I actually really enjoyed it.’’
- ‘Then in 2001 I heard about blogging and thought I'd give it a whirl.’
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