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go the distance

Definition of go the distance

  1. :  to complete something one has started <Even with an injured elbow, he went/lasted the distance and pitched the rest of the game.> <Don't volunteer for the job if you can't go the distance.>



Variants of go the distance

also

last the distance

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

distanceplay
  1. :  discord

    :  separation in time

    :  the degree or amount of separation between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects

  1. :  to place or keep at a distance

    :  to leave far behind :  outstrip

  1. :  taking place via electronic media linking instructors and students who are not together in a classroom


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