Synonyms of have a go at in English:

have a go at

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1‘his dad had had a real go at him’

attack, censure, criticize, denounce, condemn, arraign, find fault with, lambast, pillory, disapprove of, carp at, cavil at, rail against, inveigh against, cast aspersions on, pour scorn on, disparage, denigrate, deprecate, malign, vilify, besmirch, run down, give a bad press to
North American slur
informal knock, pan, slam, hammer, blast, bad-mouth, nitpick about, throw brickbats at, give flak to, lay into, lace into, pull to pieces, pull apart, pick holes in, hit out at, maul, savage, roast, skewer, crucify
British informal slag off, give some stick to, slate, monster, rubbish
North American informal pummel, cut up, trash
Australian, New Zealand informal bag
dated rate
archaic slash, vituperate against, reprobate
rare animadvert on, objurgate, excoriate, asperse, derogate, reprehend