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  • verb intransitive, informal To make an attempt; to try.
  • verb intransitive, informal, idiomatic, UK To attack (physically).
  • verb intransitive, informal, idiomatic, UK To tell off (especially unnecessarily or excessively), to criticise.

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  • verb make an attempt at something

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