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||functioning correctly and ready for action |
• all systems are go
||a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else) |
• it's my go
• a spell of work
||street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine |
||a usually brief attempt |
• he took a crack at it
• I gave it a whirl
||a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters |
||Act; working; operation. |
||Something that goes or is successful; a success; as, he made a go of it; also, an agreement. |
||change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically |
• How fast does your new car go?
• We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
• The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
• The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
• news travelled fast
||follow a procedure or take a course |
• We should go farther in this matter
• She went through a lot of trouble
• go about the world in a certain manner
• Messages must go through diplomatic channels
||move away from a place into another direction |
• Go away before I start to cry
• The train departs at noon
||enter or assume a certain state or condition |
• He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
• It must be getting more serious
• her face went red with anger
• She went into ecstasy
• Get going!
||be awarded; be allotted |
• The first prize goes to Mary
• Her money went on clothes
||have a particular form |
• the story or argument runs as follows
• as the saying goes...
||stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point |
• Service runs all the way to Cranbury
• His knowledge doesn't go very far
• My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
• The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets
||follow a certain course |
• The inauguration went well
• how did your interview go?
||be abolished or discarded |
• These ugly billboards have to go!
• These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge
||be or continue to be in a certain condition |
• The children went hungry that day
||make a certain noise or sound |
• She went `Mmmmm'
• The gun went `bang'
||perform as expected when applied |
• The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
• Does this old car still run well?
• This old radio doesn't work anymore
||to be spent or finished |
• The money had gone after a few days
• Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest
||progress by being changed |
• The speech has to go through several more drafts
• run through your presentation before the meeting
||continue to live through hardship or adversity |
• We went without water and food for 3 days
• These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
• The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
• how long can a person last without food and water?
||pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action |
• How is it going?
• The day went well until I got your call
||pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life |
• She died from cancer
• The children perished in the fire
• The patient went peacefully
• The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102
||be in the right place or situation |
• Where do these books belong?
• Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government
• Where do these books go?
• This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go
||begin or set in motion |
• I start at eight in the morning
• Ready, set, go!
||have a turn; make one's move in a game |
• Can I go now?
• How many times does 18 go into 54?
||be sounded, played, or expressed |
• How does this song go again?
• This flavor will blend with those in your dish
• This sofa won't go with the chairs
||lead, extend, or afford access |
• This door goes to the basement
• The road runs South
||be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired |
• This piece won't fit into the puzzle
||go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way |
• Who rifled through my desk drawers?
• All my money went for food and rent
||give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number |
• I plumped for the losing candidates
||stop operating or functioning |
• The engine finally went
• The car died on the road
• The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
• The coffee maker broke
• The engine failed on the way to town
• her eyesight went after the accident
||To pass from one place to another; to be in motion; to be in a state not motionless or at rest; to proceed; to advance; to make progress; -- used, in various applications, of the movement of both animate and inanimate beings, by whatever means, and also of the movements of the mind; also figuratively applied. |
||To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. |