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
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.
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