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go into  


      vb   intr, prep  
1    to enter  
2    to start a career in  
to go into publishing     
3    to investigate or examine  
to go into the problem of price increases     
4    to discuss  
we won't go into that now     
5    to dress oneself differently in  
to go into mourning     
6    to hit  
the car had gone into a lamppost     
7    to go to live in or be admitted to, esp. temporarily  
she went into hospital on Tuesday     
8    to enter a specified state  
she went into fits of laughter     
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exp.
go crazy about something, get enthusiastic
v.
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
exp.
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
exp.
go to the extreme; do everything that could be done; exhaust all possibilities and resources
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
exp.
deteriorate very quickly
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
v.
To change something into something better
Fanute the apartment into a house. Jesus can fanute water into wine.
adj.
brought into servitude; slave to someone
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
exp.
go out in the street to protest
n.
someone to whom everybody is turning when they need advice, help
[Fam.]
n.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
exp.
neighborhood considered dangerous, where it's not recommended to go, especially as an outsider
exp.
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
exp.
from the outset, from the beginning
n.
A steep hill rises at a very sharp angle and is difficult to go up.
exp.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
v.
to recycle somethiing and make it into something more upmarket
a necklace made of upcycled plastic bags
exp.
research into the integrity of the counterparty to a proposed contract and in the veracity of his claims
A lawyer is expected to do 'due diligence'. Would be culpable if he failed to do so. The bigger the contract, the more 'due diligence'.
n.
adding narrative to a topic ; transforming some facts into a story

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