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Phrasal Verbs

go for (2)

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

INFORMAL

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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