Words nearby go out
How to use go out in a sentence
I mean, the reality of it was, I had to go out and get on a horse, and ride in, shoot the gun — how hard was that, right?The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Minutes before an airplane hit the water, an alert would go out.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before I go out on tour, I ask for prayer and to help my family.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet|Stereo Williams|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The entertainers still entertain—and the people still have to get an ass-kicking to go out and vote,” Cosby said.When Bill Cosby N-Bombed the Congressional Black Caucus|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He thinks leaving large sums to children is a disincentive for them to go out and do great things on their own.Patriotic Philanthropy: Not an Oxymoron|Eleanor Clift|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would go out and secure orders there at home among his friends and acquaintances.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
No persons could come in or go out unless their business was known to those who had charge of the passage.
It was a habit with him to disguise himself in ordinary clothing and then to go out and mingle with the common people.
It is certain that if this retreat, from which the girls go out married, were to fail, they would perish and be lost.
Aunt Freda is at the house and she and the Reverend told me to go out and not to show myself back home for hours.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Other Idioms and Phrases with go out
Be extinguished, as in All the lights went out. [c. 1400]
Die; also, faint. For example, I want to go out before I become senile, or At the sight of blood he went out like a light. The first usage dates from about 1700 and was at first put go out of the world. For the variant, see under out cold.
Take part in social life outside the home, as in We go out a lot during the holiday season. This usage dates from the second half of the 1700s and gave rise to go out with someone, meaning “to date someone.”
Stop working, as in To show their support of the auto workers, the steel workers went out too. This expression is short for go out on strike. [Late 1800s]
Become unfashionable, as in Bell-bottom pants went out in the 1970s but made a comeback in the 1990s. This usage is sometimes amplified to go out of fashion or go out of style, as in This kind of film has gone out of fashion, or These boots are going out of style. [Late 1400s]
Cease to function as before. This sense appears in go out of print, said of a book that will no longer be printed. Also see the subsequent idioms beginning with go out.