12 Phrasal Verbs with GO – Meanings and Example Sentences

• Go about

to deal with something
“I want to solve this problem but I don’t know how to go about it.”
“I want to learn English but I don’t know the best way to go about it.”

• Go after

to try to get something
“He is planning to go after his friend’s project.”
 go in search of or hunt for
“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it.”

• Go against

to oppose or to disagree with someone or something
“The people’s votes went against us.”
“Don’t go against your father.”

• Go ahead

to start or to continue to do something,  especially after waiting for permission
“We’ve received permission to go ahead with the youth festival in spite of opposition from local residents.”
“Why don’t you go ahead and eat it?”
“If you’re agreeable to our proposal, we’ll go ahead.”

• Go along

to continue to happen or to develop
“He is under the radar but he is going along well.”
cooperate or pretend to cooperate
“Can you go along with me?”

• Go around

to travel to all parts of a place
“They will go around in the evening.”
be sufficient
“I fear the apples wouldn’t go around.”

• Go away

to move from or leave a person or place
“We should tell them to go away
Wait here; don’t go away.
Go away, I don’t want to infect you with my cold.

• Go back

come back to the place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity
“She will never go back.”
“I think you should go back to your original plan.”

• Go with

to match, to be similar to.
“My T-shirt and pants are both Black. They go with each other.”
“I need a new pair of trousers to go with this jacket.”
be associated with
“She was reluctant to go with him.”
take the side of; be on the side of
“I don’t mind, I’ll just go with the flow.”

• Go off

stop running, functioning, or operating
“Did the alarm clock go off ?”
“What time do you go off duty?”
be discharged or activated
“The alarm should go off automatically as soon as smoke is detected.”
“The bomb was timed to go off at 7 o’clock.”
“I’ve set the alarm clock to go off at 7 am.”
happen in a particular manner
“The smart kids get good grades and go off to college.”

• Go over

examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
“I always go over my revision notes just before I go into an exam.”
“We must go over the accounts carefully before we settle them.”
“You need to go over the books again; there’s a mistake somewhere.”
happen in a particular manner
Go over and help him.”
“This matter will go over until the next session.”

• Go on

continue a certain state, condition, or activity
“Things go on day by day.”
start running, functioning, or operating.
“Memory will fade, but my heart will go on.”
move forward,
“We will go on regardless of past failures.”
“We are planning to go on a trip to Europe next month.”
continue talking
Go on, ask her; she can hardly refuse.”

10 Common Phrasal Verbs with PUT in English

Phrasal Verbs with Go in English: About, After, Against, Ahead, Along, Away, Back, Around, On, Off definitions and example sentences. Common Phrasal Verbs with ‘Go’ definitions and example sentences.

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