10 Useful Phrases & Phrasal Verbs With Go – English Vocabulary Lesson

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Here are 10 useful phrases that start with the verb Go

go after: To hunt or pursue

  • Jack went after the big jackpot in Las Vegas.
  • I told Jim he should go after Jen if he really likes her.

go ahead: To proceed without hesitation or delay. To go before the rest of the group does. To do something with one’s own initiative.

  • The marketing campaign will go ahead as scheduled.
  • I have a few more calls to make. You go ahead to the restaurant. I’ll meet you there in 30 minutes.
  • I went ahead and ordered pizza for us for lunch.

go along with: To do something with the agreement of a person or a group.

  • The CEO went along with our plan to open a branch office in Madrid.
  • The last time we went along with Dan’s idea, the company lost a lot of money.

go around: To circulate or spread about

  • You need to take care in the cold weather. The flu is going around.
  • A rumor is going around about Steve is quitting his job. Is it true?

go back on: To reverse one’s promise or decision

  • Tom went back on his promise to pay for dinner.
  • We all love Mike. He never goes back on his word.

go by: To conform to or obey

  • When the café makes coffee drinks, they go by the manual.
  • We always go by whatever the boss tells us to do.

go far: To succeed in one’s career.

  • If you work hard and follow the company rules, you’ll go far.
  • Don went far in the company, but decided to quit and start his own business.

go for: To choose or select or prefer.

  • What are you going to order? I’m going to go for a burger.
  • I was thinking about getting a blue car, but I went for the red one.

go halves on: to divide or share something equally.

  • Let’s go halves on a pizza. I’m hungry.
  • We went halves on a lottery ticket, but we didn’t win.

go off: To begin ringing or making a sound (for an alarm or warning signal)

  • My alarm clock goes off at 6:15 every morning.
  • The smoke alarm went off in the kitchen when I cooked breakfast.

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