Hello friends, today, we will learn phrasal verbs that start with the word ‘Go’ along with their meanings and usages.
Verb → Go
Meaning – To travel around a particular place or area
Usage – On Christmas, the kids go about the whole neighbourhood with their friends.
Meaning – To begin or undertake on some task
Usage – Ma’am, how should I go about formatting this report?
Meaning – To spread among a number of people, as of news, rumors, etc.
Usage – When news of this scam goes about, your career in politics will be finished!
Meaning – To spread among a number of people, as of an illness
Usage – A nasty cold has been going about—I hope I don't get it.
Meaning – To wear a particular outfit or item in public
Usage – You'll definitely notice my mom—she always goes about in a bright red coat.
Meaning – To traverse something
Usage – How long will it take us to go across the river on the ferry?
Meaning – To do something after someone else does
Usage – Karen was in line first, so you can go after her.
Meaning – To pursue someone or something
Usage – Sarah's always been one to go after her dreams.
Meaning – To charge or attack someone or an animal
Usage – The bear went after the hunters and scared them off.
Meaning – To investigate someone or something for possible criminal prosecution
Usage – The police detectives went after the whole gang.
Meaning – To oppose, disagree with, or compete against someone or something
Usage – It will be good if you don’t go against your parents.
Meaning – To be or signal a disadvantage or undesired outcome for someone or something
Usage – Though we thought we had an airtight legal argument, but the court case ultimately went against us.
Meaning – To proceed or move ahead of someone or something
Usage – I'm not ready to order yet, so you can go ahead of me.
Meaning – To bring or move something ahead of someone or something else
Usage – You go ahead with the groceries while I pay the bill.
Meaning – To continue or proceed, especially despite problems or challenges
Usage – It snowed so much that the event couldn't go ahead as planned, unfortunately.
Meaning – To do something without hesitation
Usage – Go ahead and knock on the door—I'm pretty sure she's home.
Meaning – To put forth the utmost amount of energy, effort, enthusiasm, and/or resources
Usage – You'll be going against a state champion in the next match, so you'll have to go all out if you want to beat her!
Meaning – To do everything possible for someone or something
Usage – We went all out and it was not appreciated at all.
Meaning – To follow along with someone or something; to act in accordance with another's actions, especially when their motive or goal is unknown
Usage – If the cops show up at the house because the party's too loud, just go along with whatever I say.
Meaning – To accompany or join someone
Usage – Can I go along with you to the mall? I need to get a new alarm clock.
Meaning – To participate or cooperate in an activity or scheme
Usage – I'm sorry, but I can't go along with this. It's wrong.
Meaning – To be in harmony or agreement with something
Usage – Unfortunately, the information we learned does not go along with the doctor's claims.
Meaning – To travel or continue on some path or route
Usage – Just go along Main Street and then turn once you get to the river.
Meaning – To accompany someone just to be taking a ride
Usage – Why don't you go along with us for the ride?