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being in a state of fitness for some experience or action

  • all systems are go
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go

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1 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time

  • snowboarding is all the go
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3 an effort to do or accomplish something

  • it took several goes to get the car started
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assay [archaic], attempt, bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirl

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4 readiness to engage in daring or difficult activity

  • a young executive with the go to make this company grow
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go

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1 to move forward along a course

  • everything is going according to our plans
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gain ground

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2 to leave a place often for another

  • will go on vacation at the end of the year
  • decided it would be better to go before she got any angrier
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beat it, hit the road, pull stakes (or pull up stakes), take a hike (also take a walk), take a powder

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3 to be fitting or proper

  • at Mardi Gras, just about anything goes
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befit, beseem [archaic], do, fit [archaic], serve, suit

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fill the bill (or fit the bill)

4 to be in agreement on every point

  • your account of how the fire started doesnʼt go with what she said
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fall in with

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5 to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction

  • the highway goes right along the river
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6 to eventually have as a state or quality

  • she goes crazy on the dance floor when they start playing 1980s pop
  • the room went dark
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7 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure

  • watched the building go after the demolition crew detonated the charges
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give way

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8 to have or be in a usual or proper place

  • these plates go in this cabinet
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9 to lose bodily strength or vigor

  • when you get old, your eyesight starts to go
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10 to make oneʼs way through, across, or over

  • I went the length of the street before finding an empty parking space
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11 to occur within a continuous range of variation

  • selling prices for houses in that neighborhood generally go between one and two million
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12 to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event

  • to play in this game of poker, you have to be willing to go at least five dollars per round
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13 chiefly Southern & Midland to have in mind as a purpose or goal

  • I didn't go to fire the gun—it just went off
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figure on

14 to come to an end

  • we were having so much fun that the evening just came and went
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bite the dust

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15 to have enough money for

  • I think I can go for the new car after all
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16 to put up with (something painful or difficult)

  • I can't go the smell of that rotting food for one more minute
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live with, lump (it), stand for, tough out (it)

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17 to stop living

  • her grandmother went peacefully last night
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bite the dust, buy it (or buy the farm), give up the ghost, kick the bucket, snuff it [British]

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18 to turn out as planned or desired

  • we tried very hard to get the food cooperative to go, but it never really worked out
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bear fruit, catch fire, deliver the goods, do the trick, go like clockwork

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