Words and Phrases
gie (something or someone) a birl (tae)

“gie (something or someone) a birl (tae)”


to give someone or something a spin / a try / a go

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tellytales: Programme 05 - Tha Snek Chairmer by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Wi thon, Ashok haed a thocht. Wud he no be betther tae gie tha city a birl?
Thar wud be clatters o fowk there – an clatters o fowk wud bring in mair siller!

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