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go

verb
 
 
/ɡəʊ/ (going, went, gone)
[I] to be sold: The shop is having a closing-down sale - everything must go.
[I] to develop or happen in a particular way: Things have gone badly for him since his business collapsed.
[I] to disappear: 650 jobs will go at the shipyard.
[I] if money goes on something, it is spent on that thing: go on sth Most of that money goes on the purchase of equipment.
go for it informal to do anything you have to in order to get something: If we want something, then we go for it in the best possible way we know.
go it alone to do something without other people: Questions are being asked whether the record label has the stamina to go it alone.
have sth going for you to have a quality that gives you a lot of advantages or makes it likely you will be successful: It has everything going for it: a prime city centre site, a successful funding strategy, and a charismatic leader.
(Definition of go from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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