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What does have at it mean?

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  • RP
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    5 months ago

    This is another way of saying, "try."

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  • 5 months ago

    Go do it or help yourself

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  • Jay
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    5 months ago

    You are too lazy to use Google so here

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    I suspect it comes from a shortening of the phrase have a go (at), which is used in the very same situations. Have at it means try (to do) it, have at thee! announces an attack in Shakespearian English, and he had at her with a knife means he attacked her with it.Dec 21, 2010

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    Dec 21, 2010 - I suspect it comes from a shortening of the phrase have a go (at), which is used in the very same situations. Have at it means try (to do) it, have at thee! announces an attack in Shakespearian English, and he had at her with a knife means he attacked her with it.

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    Dec 21, 2010 - I suspect it comes from a shortening of the phrase have a go (at), which is used in the very same situations. Have at it means try (to do) it, have ...

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    Definition of have in the Definitions.net dictionary. Meaning of have. ... "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?" get, let, have(verb).

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    have at you(Interjection). An exclamation indicating that one is about to strike the person addressed, typically with a sword or other hand-held weapon.

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    Hi, In prisonbreak one,brad had a conversation with tweener, he said 'have at him' what is 'have at him' meaning? It means 'Go ahead and ...

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  • 5 months ago

    It means "go ahead and do it".

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