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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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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
  • We will go on vacation at the end of the year.
  • She decided it would be better to go before it got any later.
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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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fill the bill (or fit the bill)

4 to be in agreement on every point
  • Your account of how the fire started doesn't 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
  • The room went dark.
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7 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
  • We 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 one's 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 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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14 to have enough money for
  • I think I can go for the new car after all.
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15 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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16 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

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17 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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