Idioms and Phrases

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Here is the list of idioms with the keyword Go.

In the following sentences the idioms are colored blue and their meanings are given in the bracket.

• You can not always go by appearances. (Judge)

• He promised to go into the matter. (Examine)

• It is good rule to go by. (To be guided by)

• Have anything to go upon. (Any foundation for your statement)

• We have no data to go upon. (On which to base our conclusions)

• The story won’t go down. (Be believed)

• The concert went off well. (Was a success)

• The auditor went over the balance sheet. (Examined)

• The poor woman has gone through much. (Suffered)

• I must first go through the accounts. (Examine)

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