English version

give something a whirl

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgive something a whirlgive something a whirlinformalTRY something TO SEE IF IT IS GOODTRY TO DO OR GET something to try something that you are not sure you are going to like or be able to do Why don’t you give golf a whirl? whirl
Examples from the Corpus
give something a whirlSo when you see me overtaking, stop shouting and give it a whirl.Kathryn Baron gives it a whirl and doesn't look back.There was also some excitement on the oil pitch, with a number of old stories given another whirl.I had learned two, at that point, and was disappointed not to have a chance to give them a whirl.I intend to remain faithful, simply because I've given infidelity a whirl and it doesn't work for me.Why don't you give golf a whirl?
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