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English definition of “go in for sth”

go in for sth

(COMPETE) phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
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 (COMPETE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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