Definition of take a jerry to in English:

take a jerry to

phrase

NZ, Australian
informal
  • Scrutinize or examine.

    ‘it's time this country took a jerry to itself’
    • ‘It's time you took a jerry to yourself.’
    • ‘The Government might take a jerry to itself one of these days!’
    • ‘If we gave them a tooth for a tooth they would soon take a jerry to themselves.’
    • ‘She never took a jerry to them.’