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try your hand at (doing) something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtry your hand at (doing) somethingtry your hand at (doing) somethingto try to do something you have not tried before John dreamed of being a writer and had tried his hand at poetry. hand
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try your hand at (doing) somethingJust like Walsh, too, Robinson first tried his hand at broadcasting.Plenty of Christians have tried their hand at putting their beliefs into prose or poetry, usually with calamitous aesthetic results.Isaac Mizrahi tried his hand at the corset, and in the process turned out some fabulous evening dresses.A visit to West Dorset also offers a perfect opportunity to try your hand at windsurfing.More than once, more than a dozen times I have been tempted to try my hand at another profession.It's time to try my hand at the settled life.If you have the urge to try your hand at a grant, do so!Many who are in the process of acquiring these technical skills may wish to try their hand at grantsmanship.
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