1. phrasal verb
If you go for a particular thing or way of doing something, you choose it. [V P n] ⇒ People tried to persuade him to go for a more gradual reform programme.
2. phrasal verb
If you go for someone or something, you like them very much. [informal] [V P n] ⇒ I tend to go for large dark men.
3. phrasal verb
If you go for someone, you attack them. [V P n] ⇒ Pantieri went for him, gripping him by the throat.
4. phrasal verb If you say that a statement you have made about one person or thing also goes for another person or thing, you mean that the statement is also true of this other person or thing. [V P n] ⇒ It is illegal to dishonour bookings; that goes for restaurants as well as customers. 5. phrasal verb → go
If something goes for a particular price, it is sold for that amount. ⇒ Some old machines go for as much as 35,000 pounds.
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