give it a whirl

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Verb1.give it a whirl - try; "let's give it a whirl!"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
attempt, essay, try, assay, seek - make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world"
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If it's none of those things and doesn't involve putting you or anyone else in danger and you fancy it, give it a whirl.
"Find someone who owns the product you're considering, solicit their opinion and ask to give it a whirl." What did that person like or dislike about it?