Focus on the pronunciation of stab
English definition of “stab”
/stæb/ n [C]
› the act of injuring someone with a sharp, pointed object: He’s recovering from stab wounds. › A stab is also a sudden feeling: Cheri felt a sudden stab of guilt. › A stab is also an attempt to do something that you may not be able to do: I wouldn’t even take a stab at estimating its cost.