English definition of “go for sth”
go for sth — Phrasal Verb with go
/gəʊ/ verb [I] (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
CHOOSE › to choose something: What sort of printer are you going to go for?
HAVE informal › to try to have or achieve something: He'll be going for his third straight Olympic gold medal in the 200-meter dash. If you want it, go for it (= do what you need to do in order to have or achieve it).
GET › to try to get something: He tripped as he was going for the ball.
MONEY › If something goes for a particular amount of money, it is sold for that amount.