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go in for sth

verb uk phrasal verb with go   /ɡəʊ/ us    /ɡoʊ/ (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)

(ENJOY)

to do something regularly, or to enjoy something: I've never really gone in for classical music, but I love jazz.Taking pleasure in something

(COMPETE)

to take part in a competition: Are you planning to go in for the 100 metres race?Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sportCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
(Definition of go in for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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