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Go For

How to Conjugate Go For

  • Infinitive: Go For
  • Present Tense: Go For/ Goes For
  • -ing Form: Going For
  • Past Tense: Went For
  • Past Participle: Gone For
Go For is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 5 definitions.

Definitions of Go For:

1. To try to obtain.

Examples: My dad always told me to go for the gold.
The cat will go for your toes if they are out.

2. To want or feel the same.

Examples: I can’t stand bugs and that goes for my sister and niece as well.
I’d like to order a cappuccino please, and the same goes for my brother too.

3. To act or do the same as.

Examples: A sofa bed is a type of couch that can go for a bed.
I bought a shirt that can go for a skirt.

4. To select.

Examples: She went for the basketball tickets at the last minute.
The couple is going for the trip to Hawaii over Las Vegas.

5. To be attracted to.

Examples: I don’t go for bald men.
Helena doesn’t go for guys.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.