550 – More GO Idioms

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Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I am back with another podcast English lesson. I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. Remember, wearing a mask and social distancing still makes sense. But you knew that, right?

Well, for today’s English lesson let’s take a look at some conversational idioms that use the verb GO. Learning idioms is a great way to make your English sound a more colorful and more natural. Are you ready? Let’s check them out!

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details.

  • You wanna go halves on a pizza?
  • That was a great meal. Why don’t we go halves on the check?
  • That’s an expensive bottle of wine. Let’s go halves on it.
  • You might get in trouble with your boss if you try to go out with your coworker.
  • Jack only went out with Jenny a few times before they broke up.
  • You’re not going to be able to date that girl because she’s already going out with someone.
  • Pete said that he was going nowhere fast with his relationship with Kim.
  • I have spent a lot of time trying to assemble this desk from IKEA but I’m going nowhere fast.
  • I think you need to help Jack with his report. It seems like he’s going nowhere fast.
  • Tommy said that everything is going according to plan with his new business idea.<
  • If everything goes according to plan, we should be in Boston by noon.
  • The workshop was a big success and everything went according to plan.
  • Pete said that he went broke on his last date with Kim.
  • The last time I went to Las Vegas I went broke playing the slot machines.
  • Mike went broke trying to fix up his old boat.
  • Pete went overboard on his first date with Kim by taking her to a very expensive restaurant after the musical.
  • That was a nice birthday party, but I think they went overboard for a two-year-old. They didn’t need a petting zoo and a magician.
  • My Aunt always goes overboard when she has a dinner party for a holiday.
  • I was late for the meeting, but thankfully my boss went easy on me.
  • The teacher is not so strict, so she went easy on me when I forgot to bring my homework in.
  • Hey! Go easy on me. I’m running as fast as I can.
  • The boss had a go at me when I came late to the meeting.
  • You had better not drink too much tonight at the bar. You don’t want your wife to have a go at you, right?
  • Are you having trouble with that key? Let me have a go at it.
  • I don’t know if I can calculate my own taxes but I’m going to have a go at it.
  • Let’s go get a pizza. This means let’s go somewhere and get a pizza.
  • I need some help me with my computer. I have to go find Tommy. I’m sure he can help.
  • I need to go buy some wine for the party, so I’ll be back in little while.

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