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go in

verb (intr, mainly adverb)
  1. to enter
  2. (preposition) See go into
  3. (of the sun) to become hidden behind a cloud
  4. to be assimilated or graspednothing much goes in if I try to read in the evenings
  5. cricket to begin an innings
  6. go in for
    1. to enter as a competitor or contestant
    2. to adopt as an activity, interest, or guiding principleshe went in for nursing; some men go in for football in a big way
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Examples from the Web for go in

Historical Examples

  • Roach an some of the other officers we had on the go-in were a quare gang.

    Drum Taps in Dixie

    Delavan S. Miller

  • He had a go-in this morning with me—the bit came out of his mouth somehow, and he did get to work proper.

    An Outback Marriage

    Andrew Barton Paterson

  • Anyhow, we made it up to clear out and have the first go-in for a touch on the southern line the next week as ever was.

    Robbery Under Arms

    Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood


Idioms and Phrases with go in

go in

1

Enter, especially into a building. For example, It's cold out here, so can we go in? [Tenth century a.d.]

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2

Be obscured, as in After the sun went in, it got quite chilly. [Late 1800s]

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3

go in with. Join others in some venture. For example, He went in with the others to buy her a present. [Late 1800s] Also see the subsequent idioms beginning with go in.

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