verb (intr, mainly adverb)
- to enter as a competitor or contestant
- 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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Words nearby go in
Example sentences from the Web for go in
Roach an some of the other officers we had on the go-in were a quare gang.Drum Taps in Dixie|Delavan S. Miller
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
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
Idioms and Phrases with go in
Enter, especially into a building. For example, It's cold out here, so can we go in? [Tenth century a.d.]
Be obscured, as in After the sun went in, it got quite chilly. [Late 1800s]
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.