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1. go about: move from one place to another.

  • He is going about in search of service.

2. go abroad: visit a foreign country.

  • It is only his first chance to go abroad.

3. go across: cross.

  • I am to go across this field to reach my school.

4. go after: follow.

  • The police went after the thief.

5. go against: go contrary.

  • It goes against my hearty wish not to help the poor.

6. go ahead: advance.

  • The troops are ready to go ahead.

7. go along with: accompany.

  • Even a wife does not go along with her husband at the time of his head.

8. go aside: deviate.

  • Do not go aside from the path of truth.

9. go away: leave.

  • Fatal deaths have gone away since the progress of medical science.

10. go back: return home.

  • The British people went back to England from India on 15th August 1947.

11. go between: mediate.

  • It is advisable to go between two quarrelling persons.

12. go beyond: cross a limit.

  • In your expenditure do not go beyond your income.

13. go by: pass near.

  • The railway track goes by the hospital of the city.

14. go down: (i) descend.

  • Do down and prepare the lunch.

(ii) sink.

  • The sun has gone down.

(iii) lower in price.

  • The rate of wheat has gone down.

15. go in: entre.

  • Go in and you will find your brother in the room.

16. go into: enter into.

  • Go into the room and fetch my book from there.

17. go off: (i) leave.

  • He has ordered his servant to go off immediately.

    (ii) The gun went off automatically.

18. go on: continue

  • Go on doing your work till you finish it.

19. go out: (i) go outside.

  1. Do not go out in the darkness.

 (ii) stop to burn.

  • The burning fire has gone out,

(iii) recede.

  • The flood has gone out.

20. go over: supervise.

  • The accountant went over the whole account minutely.

21. go through: (i) examine thoroughly.

  • I cannot go through this enquiry within three days.

(ii) pass through.

  • The traveller went through the thick forest.

22. go up: (i) arise.

  • The aeroplane has gone up into the air.

(ii) increased in price.

  • The price of oil has gone up.

23. go with: accompany.

  • I cannot go with you at this time because I am very busy.

24. grasp at: seize.

  • He grasped at the floating log of wood and reached the shore safely. 

25. grieve for: feel sorry.

  • At her son’s death the old mother grieved for him.

26. grind down: oppress cruelly.

  • The common people in France were ground down by the Nobles before the French Revolution.

27. grow up: (i) develop.

  • The intimacy between you and I grew up into friendship.

(ii) attain maturity.

  • The girl has grown up and should be married early.

28. grumble at: complain.

  • Only lazy persons grumble at their difficulties but courageous men face them.

29. hand over: deliver by hand.

  • He handed over his money to his son just before his death.

30. hang about: roam.

  • Two person were hanging about under mysterious circumstances near my house yesterday.

31. hang on: cling.

  • Several persons hung on to the crowded city buses.

32. hang up: suspend.

  • He hung on his coat nigh.


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