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English definition of “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 verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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