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Meaning of “try your hand at sth” in the English Dictionary

"try your hand at sth" in British English

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try your hand at sth

to try doing something for the first ​time: He ​decided to try his ​hand at ​knitting and ​discovered he was good at it.
(Definition of try your hand at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “try your hand at sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 初次尝试做…
in Chinese (Traditional) 初次嘗試做…
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