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English definition of “go for sb”

go for sb

phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
to attack someone: Their dog had to be put to sleep after it went for the postwoman.Physical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general
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