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go

noun [C]
 
 
/ɡəʊ/ ( plural goes)
TRY 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)?Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
TURN UK B1 someone's turn to do something: Throw the dice Jane, it's your go.Opportunity Freedom to act
have a go at sb UK to criticize someone angrily: My mother's always having a go at me about my hair.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
Translations of “go”
in Arabic دَوْر, مُحاوَلة…
in Korean 차례, 시도…
in Malaysian tenaga…
in French allant…
in Turkish teşebbüs, kalkışma, girişme…
in Italian turno, prova, tentativo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘗試…
in Russian попытка, очередь…
in Polish próba, ≈ spróbować, kolej…
in Vietnamese sức sống…
in Spanish energía, empuje…
in Portuguese vez, tentativa…
in Thai พลังงาน…
in German der Schwung…
in Catalan torn, intent…
in Japanese (ゲームなどの)順番, 試み, やってみること…
in Indonesian energi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尝试…
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