verb (intransitive, preposition)
- to make an energetic attempt at (something)
- to attack vehemently
Example Sentences Including 'go at'
Channel 4 does occasionally have a go at the real thing, however.
During the early years of the war enemy squadrons seemed to come and go at will.
The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000
From the lack of smell, I think she has been embalmed and then a very good craftsman has had a go at her.
THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
I would take odds that by or at dawn someone is going to have a go at us.
Meanwhile, in India, it could be that Hindu nationalists are getting set to have another go at Valentine's day.
New Zealand Herald (2004)
The contractions continued to come and go at twenty-minute intervals.
The Image of Laura
The majority of the 600 employees to go at the plant yesterday accepted the V50 handset said to be worth £200.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Why not let everyone go at a predetermined age, avoiding unpleasantness of all sorts.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Wigan, with their chairman's money, will have a go at making the first division play-offs next season.
Belfast Telegraph (2003)
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