If food is stored in a hot place for too long, it will ‘go off’.
- I think this fish has gone off. It smells terrible.
- If you don’t keep it in the fridge, it will soon go off.
As time continues, we say that time ‘goes by’.
- One year went by without any news from him.
- Time goes by so slowly.
If you have an experience, you ‘go through’ the experience.
- I went through a lot of problems with my teenage daughter.
- The hurricane was an awful experience to go through.
If you are allowed to start something you can ‘go ahead’.
- The boss said we can go ahead and make the necessary changes.
- We can’t go ahead without approval from Head Office.
If you are ill, you may have ‘gone down with’ a virus.
- I went down with flu and had to take a week off work.
- My son has gone down with mumps.
If people receive news badly, it didn’t ‘go down’ very well.
- The news of the redundancies went down very badly.
- The increase in price has gone down surprisingly well with our customers.
The way you ‘go about’ a job is the way that you handle it.
- You’re not going about this very well.
- He’s not going about the job in the right way and is having a lot of problems.
Every morning, my alarm clock ‘goes off’ too early!
- The burglar alarm went off and scared them away.
- I slept in because my alarm didn’t go off.
If I want you to continue a story, I will say ‘go on’.
- Go on. Tell me more details.
- Please go on. This is very interesting.
If you choose an option, you ‘go for’ that option.
We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!
Let us improve this post!
Tell us how we can improve this post?