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To advance or proceed physically
“You can go when the light turns green.”
To depart or leave
“It's been great spending time here, but it's now time to go.”
To move or proceed across, over, or through
“Are you able to go the length of the wide wheat field without collapsing from exhaustion?”
(of an an action or process) To start or to begin
“You can go playing with your friends once you finish your homework.”
To be positioned over or along a certain course or in a certain direction
“We will be building a bridge that will go across the river.”
To proceed or turn out in a specified or successful way
“So did everything go well?”
To proceed or turn out in a specified or successful way
“I am confident that everything will go according to plan.”
(go with) To be consistent or in agreement with
“Jessie's account of what happened didn't go with surveillance footage.”
(go with) To be harmonious, complementary, or matching (with something or someone)
“We purchased pants in specific colors to go with our shirts.”
To die or cease living
“He closed his eyes, content with his life, knowing it was now time to go.”
To draw to a close
“This administration must go before things get worse for our economy.”
To pass into or be in a specified state, especially an undesirable one
“The vegetables will go bad if you leave it out on the counter for too long.”
To be dismissed from one's employment
“Due to our worsening finances, some members of our staff will have to go.”
To be in the usual, or a proper, place
“The cutlery will go into the top drawer of the kitchen cabinet.”
To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
“The flexibility in my body is starting to go with age.”
To elapse or move onward
“Years would go as I waited for another special moment between him and myself.”
To give way or fall to pieces
“The building's structure is crumbling, and it will go at any second.”
To make a noise or sound
“We heard the school bell go and were overjoyed to be able to go home.”
To operate or function
“Are you able to fix my broken computer and get it to go again?”
To contribute to
“This act will go a long way towards changing attitudes on how people view this community.”
To be lost or stolen
“Several items from our apartment would go after the break-in.”
(somewhat rare) To gamble (money or something else of value) on the outcome of an event
“This game of poker requires that you go at least five dollars per round.”
(regional Britain, chiefly Southern & Midland) To hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
“We didn't go to time it like this. It's just the way it's happened.”
(rare, more often phrased as "go through") To endure
“I can't go the smell of his body odor for much longer.”
To manage a situation in a certain way
“Let us know how you go with your new job.”
Plural for an attempt or trial at something
“Skydiving is something I have always wanted to have a go at.”
Plural for a phenomenon that is popular for a short period of time
“Salads appear to be all the go these days.”
Plural for a readiness to engage in (usually challenging) activity
“Our new hire is a young executive with the go to help us expand our business opportunities.”
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