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present tense third-person singular of go
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as in suffices
to be fitting or proper at Mardi Gras, just about anything goes

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as in leads
to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction the highway goes right along the river

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as in becomes
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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as in belongs
to have or be in a usual or proper place these plates go in this cabinet

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as in varies
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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as in puts
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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goes

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noun

plural of go

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“Goes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/goes. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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