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nenissima

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Italy
What does it mean here 'a pop at'? "Doesn't every woman want a pop at pregnancy before her womb goes pearshape?"

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  • Lexiphile

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    England English
    This is extremely casual English. More usual expressions are "have a go at" or perhaps "have a stab at" or even "have a try at." All of these are casual.
     
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