Meaning of “go” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ɡəʊ/ plural goes

B2 an attempt to do something:

I had a go at catching a fish.
If you think you might like skiing, why don't you give it a go (= try to do it)?

B1 someone's turn to do something:

Throw the dice Jane, it's your go.
have a go at sb UK

to criticize someone angrily:

My mother's always having a go at me about my hair.
make a go of sth

to try to make something succeed, usually by working hard:

They're determined to make a go of their business.

(Definition of “go noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)