go for it!

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase go for it!

Meaning

You can say this to encourage someone to try hard or take on a challenge.

For example

  • The team's coach jumped up and shouted, "Go for it, boys! You know you can beat them!"

  • After Kelly told me her ideas for an online business, I said, "That sounds great. Go for it!"

Quick Quiz

Who would you expect to say "Go for it!" to a football player?

a. his opponents

b. his supporters

c. his opponents' supporters

Contributor: Matt Errey