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English words starting with go

Go

ɡəʊ

Meanings of Go:

verb

Move from one place to another; travel.

Usage examples:

He went out to the shops
noun

An attempt or trial at something.

Usage examples:

Have a go at answering the questions yourself
adjective

Functioning properly.

Usage examples:

All systems go

Change location

Meanings of Go across:

phrasal verb

Go across or through

Meanings of Go against the grain:

idiom

If something goes against the grain, you would not usually do it because it would be unusual

Usage examples:

These days it goes against the grain to show too much respect for authority.

Go ahead

ɡəʊ

Meanings of Go ahead:

phrasal verb

Proceed (with a plan of action)

Meanings of Go along (with):

phrasal verb

Consent or agree to a person or proposal.

Usage examples:

He will probably go along with the idea

Meanings of Go around in circles:

To do a lot or seem very busy without achieving anything

Usage examples:

We just keep going around in circles, talking without deciding anything.
phrase

Do something for a long time without achieving anything apart from purposeless repetition.

Usage examples:

The discussion went round and round in circles

Meanings of Go at:

phrasal verb

Attack someone.

Usage examples:

The man went at him with a steel bar

Go back

ɡəʊ

Meanings of Go back:

phrasal verb

Return in thought or speech to something

Meanings of Go bananas:

phrase

To become extremely angry or excited

Usage examples:

She'll go bananas when you tell her the news., when she came onto the stage, the crowd went bananas…

Meanings of Go before:

noun

That which goes before or precedes something; a precursor.

Go by

ɡəʊ

Meanings of Go by:

phrasal verb

Pass by

collocation

To do things exactly as the rules say they should be done

Usage examples:

This tv police officer is a maverick who doesn't go by the book., my lawyer always goes strictly by…

Go down

ɡəʊ

Meanings of Go down:

phrasal verb

Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Meanings of Go down on:

phrasal verb

Provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation

Meanings of Go dutch:

idiom

To agree to share the cost of something, especially a meal

Meanings of Go easy on someone:

idiom

To treat someone in a gentle way, esp. when you want to be or should be more severe

Usage examples:

Do you think judges should go easy on criminals if they're teenagers?, the doctor told me to go eas…

Meanings of Go for broke:

idiom

To risk everything in the hope of having great success

Go for it

ɡəʊ

Meanings of Go for it:

phrasal verb

To try to achieve a goal, or try to attract someone's romantic interest

Usage examples:

He’ll be going for his third straight olympic gold medal in the 200-meter dash., offered the choice…

Meanings of Go forth:

phrasal verb

Go away from a place

Meanings of Go in for:

phrasal verb

Like or habitually take part in an activity.

Usage examples:

I don't go in for the social whirl

Meanings of Go in for something:

phrasal verb

To do something regularly, or to enjoy something

Usage examples:

I’ve never gone in for spending all day at the beach.

Meanings of Go in with:

phrasal verb

Join someone in starting a business.

Usage examples:

My brothers are opening a garage and they want me to go in with them
idiom

If something goes hand in hand with something else, it is closely related to it and happens at the same time as it or as a result of it

Usage examples:

Prosperity goes hand in hand with investment.

Go mental

ˈmen.təl

Meanings of Go mental:

phrase

Lose one's self-control, typically as a result of anger or excitement.

Usage examples:

The home crowd were going mental
adjective

Of or about the mind, or involving the process of thinking

Usage examples:

Stress can affect both your physical and mental health., many people suffer from some form of menta…

Meanings of Go nuts:

To become extremely angry

Usage examples:

My sister will go nuts when she finds out i crashed her car.

Go off

ɡəʊ

Meanings of Go off:

phrasal verb

Run away

Meanings of Go off on a tangent:

idiom

To suddenly start talking or thinking about a completely new subject

Usage examples:

It's hard to get a firm decision out of him - he's always going off on a tangent.

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