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Meanings of Go out for:

phrasal verb

To try to become part of a sports team

Usage examples:

Unable to play ball with his hand in a cast, he went out for track.

Meanings of Go out of:

idiom

If a quality, principle, or idea goes out of the window, it does not exist any more

Usage examples:

Then people start drinking and sense goes out of the window.

Meanings of Go out of your way:

idiom

To try especially hard to do something good or helpful

Usage examples:

They really went out of their way to make us feel welcome.

Meanings of Go out on a limb:

phrase

Isolated.

Usage examples:

Aberdeen is rather out on a limb

Go out to

ɡəʊ

Meanings of Go out to:

phrasal verb

To have a romantic relationship, esp. one that includes going places together

Usage examples:

We’ve been going out for five months., while we were gone the tide had gone out, leaving our boat s…

Meanings of Go over to:

phrasal verb

Change one's allegiance or religion to another.

Usage examples:

How can anyone trust any politician when they go over to the other side?

Meanings of Go overboard:

idiom

To do or say too much because you are so enthusiastic

Usage examples:

I think i went overboard cooking this dinner – there is enough to feed a dozen people.

Meanings of Go pear-shaped:

phrase

Go wrong.

Usage examples:

Everything went pear-shaped
idiom

If a plan goes pear-shaped, it fails

Usage examples:

We'd planned to go away for the weekend, but it all went pear-shaped.

Go round

ˈmer.i.ɡəʊˌraʊnd

Meanings of Go round:

phrasal verb

Spin; revolve.

Usage examples:

The wheels were going round
noun

A circular stage with brightly colored artificial animals that children can ride on while it turns around and around as music plays

Meanings of Go round in circles:

idiom

To keep doing or talking about the same thing without achieving anything

Usage examples:

The discussion kept going round in circles., i've been running round in circles trying to get all t…
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 see a man about a dog:

phrase

Said euphemistically when leaving to go to the toilet or keep an undisclosed appointment.

Usage examples:

The whole experience reminded me of my old man when he used to take us in the local boozer's beer g…

Meanings of Go the extra mile:

phrase

Make a special effort to achieve something.

Usage examples:

State regulators will go the extra mile to ensure that this settlement is as investor-friendly as p…
idiom

To make more effort than is expected of you

Usage examples:

He's a nice guy, always ready to go the extra mile for his friends.

Meanings of Go through the motions:

idiom

Pretend to do something by acting as if one was really doing it

phrase

Do something in a perfunctory way, without any enthusiasm or commitment.

Usage examples:

No drive, no ambition; the team was just turning up to go through the motions

Meanings of Go through with:

phrasal verb

Perform an action to completion despite difficulty or unwillingness.

Usage examples:

He bravely went through with the ceremony

Meanings of Go to:

phrasal verb

Be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.

verb

To move or travel to another place

Usage examples:

Let’s go home now., are you going away for your vacation?, he’s going to his country house for the …

Meanings of Go to great lengths:

idiom

To try very hard to achieve something

Usage examples:

Some people go to great lengths to make their homes attractive., he'll go to any lengths to get wha…

Meanings of Go to pieces:

idiom

Lose one's emotional or mental composure

phrase

Become so upset or nervous that one is unable to function normally.

Usage examples:

My mother went to pieces after his death

Meanings of Go to the wall:

idiom

To be destroyed or fail

Usage examples:

After nine months of massive losses the company finally went to the wall., these guys will go to th…

Meanings of Go to war:

idiom

Commence hostilities

phrase

Declare, begin, or see active service in a war.

Usage examples:

He joined the raf before the country went to war

Meanings of Go together:

phrasal verb

To regularly exist at the same time, or often be found in the same place

Usage examples:

Movies and popcorn just seem to go together., his suit, shirt, and tie didn't really go together.

Meanings of Go towards:

idiom

To be very helpful

Usage examples:

The money raised will go a long way towards providing essential food and medicine.

Go under

ɡəʊ

Meanings of Go under:

phrasal verb

Go under, "the raft sank and its occupants drowned"

Meanings of Go up:

phrasal verb

Move upward

noun

The quality of being energetic, determined, and enthusiastic

Usage examples:

We need someone with real get-up-and-go to run this office.

Meanings of Go up to:

phrasal verb

To be destroyed in a fire or explosion

Usage examples:

The wind was so strong, the house went up in flames almost immediately.

Go viral

ˈvaɪə.rəl

Meanings of Go viral:

adjective

Relating to or caused by a virus

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