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go for (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb go for (2).

Meaning: to like a particular type of person, product, style, experience, etc.

Synonym: like

For example:

  • go for sth/sb Sandra goes for the cute, boyish guys, but Heather goes for the more manly, macho guys.

  • go for sth/sb One of my daughters goes for romantic comedies, but the other one goes for adventure and action movies.

Quick Quiz:

My friend Marcus is gay and he goes for men with dark hair, light-brown skin and brown eyes. If he's looking for a boyfriend, he should go to

a. Sweden

b. Mexico

c. the Netherlands

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