English version

go for somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgo for somebody/something phrasal verb1 attackATTACK British English to attack or criticize someone The dog suddenly went for me.2 try to get somethingTRY something TO SEE IF IT IS GOOD to try to get or win something Jackson is going for his second gold medal here.go for it spoken (=used to encourage someone to try to achieve something) If you really want the job, go for it! go for broke at broke2(3)3 chooseCHOOSE British English to choose something I think I’ll go for the chocolate cake.4 I could/would go for something spoken used to say that you would like to do or have something A full meal for less than five bucks! I could go for that!5 like informalLIKE somebody OR something to like a particular type of person or thing Annie tends to go for older men.6 the same goes for somebody/something (also that goes for somebody/something too) spokenTRUE used to say that a statement you have just made is true about someone or something else too Close all doors and lock them when you go out. The same goes for windows. go→ See Verb table
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go for itApart from that, the competitiveness industry has a lot going for it.If you want it you should go for it.Overall, this may have given the impression that the Swamp Eel has nothing going for it.So inactivity has a good deal going for it.So she set me up, and I went for it.Yet I was all ready to go for it.Most women go for it as soon as they hear that he's a bachelor.The two things it had going for it were reasonably abundant herds of game and the county agent, Floyd Dominy.I could/would go for somethingBut at first I would go for a holiday.I could really go for a taco right now.You always told me that if I worked hard, one day, I would go for Secondary.the same goes for somebody/somethingWe now know that the same goes for all our particles of inheritance.Although its meat is delicious, there is no special demand for it, and the same goes for its hard-wearing wool.Raising injection pressures brings particulates down but puts NOx up; the same goes for many other design changes.Children learn to speak by copying what they hear, and Suzuki believes the same goes for music.And the same goes for operations management or marketing.Much the same goes for the autobiography, which was completed in 1991.You might find the same goes for the bewildering layers of search aids built 1E5.x and Windows 98.Stripes always look good when they are vertical and the same goes for the soft edges of these stripes.
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Verb table
go
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygo
he, she, itgoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywent
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gone
he, she, ithas gone
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gone
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill go
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gone
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam going
he, she, itis going
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you, we, theyare going
Past
I, he, she, itwas going
you, we, theywere going
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been going
he, she, ithas been going
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been going
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be going
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been going
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