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2009.11.11

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Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオム
TRY YOUR HAND AT   〜に挑戦してみる、〜に手を出す

Explanation

  • To try your hand at something is to try to do it for the first time.
  • 何かについて try your hand at と言うと、初めてのことに挑戦してみる、手を出す、という意味です。

TRY YOUR HAND AT

examples

  1. If I'm ever laid off, I think I'd like to try my hand at carpentry.
  2. Have you ever thought about trying your hand at golf?
  3. Marilyn's decided to try her hand at running her own business. I hope she can make a go of it.

英会話レッスンTake care!