go for (3)

This page is about the phrasal verb go for (3).

Meaning: to physically attack a person or an animal

Synonym: attack

For example:

  • go for sb/sth As soon as I walked through the gate, the dog went for me. I had to jump over the fence to get away!

  • go for sb/sth He went for the guy with a broken bottle and nearly killed him.

Quick Quiz:

I had just left the club when these guys went for me, so I

a. thanked them for their offer

b. ran as fast as I could

c. had a nice chat with them

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Contributor: Matt Errey