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go for sth

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

If something goes for a certain amount of money, it is sold for that amount: The painting is expected to go for at least a million dollars.
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go for sth

phrasal verb with go uk   us   /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.
(Definition of go for sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“go for sth” in British English

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