go out for

Seek to become a participant in, as in I'm going out for soccer. [First half of 1900s] Also see go for, def. 3; go in for, def. 2.


Nearby words

  1. go on record,
  2. go one better,
  3. go one's way,
  4. go or no-go,
  5. go out,
  6. go out of fashion,
  7. go out of one's mind,
  8. go out of one's way,
  9. go out the window,
  10. go out with

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