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go for (1) Informal

Meaning: to try to get something or achieve something

For example:

  • go for sth Are you planning to go for that job in the UN?

  • go for sth The referee thought I kicked the guy on purpose, but I didn't. I was going for the ball.

Quick Quiz:

When they compete at the Olympic Games, the athletes are going for
  1. a nice holiday
  2. the free meals
  3. the gold medals

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