go to the country

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of go to the country

British
: to call for a general election to be held
  • He went to the country and won.

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

  3. : to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. : the act or manner of going

  2. : the height of fashion : rage

  3. : 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

country play
  1. : an indefinite usually extended expanse of land : region

  2. : the land of a person's birth, residence, or citizenship

  3. : a political state or nation or its territory

  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of the country

  2. : of or relating to a decorative style associated with life in the country

  3. : prepared or processed with farm supplies and procedures


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