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here goes

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase here goes

Meaning

You can say this just before doing something exciting, risky, or challenging.

For example

  • Lucas said, "Here goes." Then he took a deep breath and dived off the cliff.

  • I took the microphone and said, "I'm not much of a singer, but here goes."

Quick Quiz

When would you most expect someone to say "Here goes"?

a. just before going on stage

b. just before leaving for work

c. just before going to the toilet

Contributor: Matt Errey