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The English idiom ‘take a stab at’ sound a little violent — but it’s not! Learn the meaning and how to use it.
Hit him alert. Aarrrhh!
Okay what, that is so violent. This motion.
Is just stab.
Now, I just used an idiom to take a stab at something and it has nothing to do with knives or violence.
If you take a stab at something, you’re trying it. I texted my friend, were getting together,
I said I’m going to bring a lot of butter and flour and I think I’m going to take a stab at croissants.
I’ve never made them before, it intimidates me a little bit but I think I’m going to try it.
I’m going to take a stab at it.