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go in for



to go in for (third-person singular simple present goes in for, present participle going in for, simple past went in for, past participle gone in for)

  1. to enter a competition.
  2. to have an interest in or approve of something.
  3. to engage or take part in something.


  • go in for” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • go in for” in Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
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