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go in for sth

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

(ENJOY)

to do something regularly, or to enjoy something: I've never really gone in for classical music, but I love jazz.

(COMPETE)

to take part in a competition: Are you planning to go in for the 100 metres race?
Translations of “go in for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 享受, 從事, 愛好,喜歡…
in Russian увлекаться чем-либо…
in Turkish sevmek, hoşlanmak, haz almak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 享受, 从事, 爱好,喜欢…
in Polish interesować lub zajmować się czymś…
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