Meaning : A board game for two players who place counters on a grid. The object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters.
Synonyms : go game
Meaning : Functioning correctly and ready for action.
All systems are go.
Meaning : Change location. Move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically.
How fast does your new car go?.
We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus.
The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect.
The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell.
News travelled fast.
Meaning : Move away from a place into another direction.
Go away before I start to cry.
The train departs at noon.
Meaning : Be awarded. Be allotted.
The first prize goes to Mary.
Her money went on clothes.
Meaning : Have a particular form.
The story or argument runs as follows.
As the saying goes....
Synonyms : run
Meaning : Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope. Run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point.
Service runs all the way to Cranbury.
His knowledge doesn't go very far.
My memory extends back to my fourth year of life.
The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets.
Meaning : Follow a certain course.
The inauguration went well.
How did your interview go?.
Synonyms : proceed
Meaning : Be abolished or discarded.
These ugly billboards have to go!.
These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge.
Meaning : Be or continue to be in a certain condition.
The children went hungry that day.
Meaning : Make a certain noise or sound.
She went `Mmmmm'.
The gun went `bang'.
Synonyms : sound
Meaning : Perform as expected when applied.
The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in.
Does this old car still run well?.
This old radio doesn't work anymore.
Meaning : Continue to live and avoid dying.
We went without water and food for 3 days.
These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America.
The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents.
How long can a person last without food and water?.
One crash victim died, the other lived.
Meaning : Pass, fare, or elapse. Of a certain state of affairs or action.
How is it going?.
The day went well until I got your call.
Meaning : Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.
She died from cancer.
The children perished in the fire.
The patient went peacefully.
The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102.
Meaning : Be in the right place or situation.
Where do these books belong?.
Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government.
Where do these books go?.
Synonyms : belong
Meaning : Be ranked or compare.
This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go.
Meaning : Have a turn. Make one's move in a game.
Can I go now?.
Synonyms : move
Meaning : Be contained in.
How many times does 18 go into 54?.
Meaning : Be sounded, played, or expressed.
How does this song go again?.
Meaning : Lead, extend, or afford access.
This door goes to the basement.
The road runs South.
Synonyms : lead
Meaning : Be the right size or shape. Fit correctly or as desired.
This piece won't fit into the puzzle.
Synonyms : fit
Meaning : Go through in search of something. Search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way.
Who rifled through my desk drawers?.
Synonyms : rifle
Meaning : Be spent.
All my money went for food and rent.
Meaning : Give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number.
I plumped for the losing candidates.
Synonyms : plump
Meaning : Stop operating or functioning.
The engine finally went.
The car died on the road.
The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town.
The coffee maker broke.
The engine failed on the way to town.
Her eyesight went after the accident.