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go for sth

phrasal verb with go
 
 
/ɡəʊ/ verb (going, went, gone)
to try to have or achieve something: The President said that he wouldn't go for such a plan if it meant he had to cut Medicare.
if something goes for a certain amount of money, it is sold for that amount: Cheap bottles of vodka that go for less than $2 apiece.
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