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Adjective
Being in effective operation
“… he just can't keep his small bookstore going.”
Adjective
Accepted, used, or practiced by most people
“She says that's the going rate for a house this big.”
Adjective
Having attained a desired end or state of good fortune
“… our continued partnership with them is a going concern.”
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Noun
The act of leaving a place
“… was so absorbed in her TV show she didn't notice his comings or goings.”
Noun
Forward movement in time or place
“… tried to get down the hill quickly, but it was slow going with an injured foot.”
Noun
Conditions for advancing in any way
Verb
Present participle for to advance or proceed physically
“You can go when the light turns green.”
Verb
Present participle for to depart or leave
“It's been great spending time here, but it's now time to go.”
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Present participle for to make one's way through, across, or over
“Are you able to go the length of the wide wheat field without collapsing from exhaustion?”
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(of an an action or process) Present participle for to start or to begin
“You can go playing with your friends once you finish your homework.”
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Present participle for to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction
“We will be building a bridge that will go across the river.”
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Present participle for to proceed or turn out in a specified way
“So did everything go well?”
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Present participle for to turn out as planned or desired
“I am confident that everything will go according to plan.”
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Present participle for to be in agreement on every point
“Jessie's account of what happened didn't go with surveillance footage.”
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Present participle for to be harmonious, complementary, or matching (with something)
“We purchased pants in specific colors to go with our shirts.”
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Present participle for to stop living
“He closed his eyes, content with his life, knowing it was now time to go.”
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Present participle for to come to an end
“This administration must go before things get worse for our economy.”
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Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for to be dismissed from one's employment
“Due to our worsening finances, several staff will have to go.”
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Present participle for to have or be in a usual or proper place
“The cutlery will go into the top drawer of the kitchen cabinet.”
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Present participle for to lose bodily strength or vigor
“The flexibility in my body is starting to go with age.”
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(of time) Present participle for to pass by
“Years would go as I waited for another special moment between him and I.”
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Present participle for to give way or fall to pieces
“The building's structure is crumbling and it will go at any second.”
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Present participle for to make a noise or sound
“We heard the school bell go and were overjoyed to be able to go home.”
Verb
Present participle for to operate or function
“Are you able to fix my broken computer and get it to go again?”
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Present participle for to contribute to
“This act will go a long way towards changing attitudes on how people view this community.”
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Present participle for to be lost or stolen
“Several items from our apartment would go after the break-in.”
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(somewhat rare) Present participle for to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event
“This game of poker requires that you go at least five dollars per round.”
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(regional Britain, chiefly Southern & Midland) Present participle for to have in mind as a purpose or goal
“We didn't go to time it like this. It's just the way it's happened”
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(rare, more often phrased as "go through") Present participle for to endure
“I can't go the smell of his body odor for much longer.”
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