- (intransitive, informal) To make an attempt; to try.
- I've never tried karate before, but I'm willing to have a go.
- (intransitive, informal, idiomatic, UK) To attack (physically).
- I heard you had a go at Jack the other night.
- Yes, we had a go.
- (intransitive, informal, idiomatic, UK) To tell off (especially unnecessarily or excessively), to criticise.
- My teacher had a go at me earlier, just for missing one sodding homework. I was fuming.