go

verb
1 happen
ADVERB
smoothly, well

Everything went very smoothly.

badly
2 pass
ADVERB
quickly, slowly

The cruise went very quickly.

by

The days seemed to go by very slowly.

3 look/taste good with sth
ADVERB
well
together

Leeks and potatoes go well together in a soup.

PREPOSITION
with

That tie goes well with that shirt.

PHRASAL VERBS
go down
ADVERB
badly, well
PREPOSITION
with

The novel went down well with the public.

go on
ADVERB
endlessly
PREPOSITION
about

He goes on endlessly about his health problems.

at (esp. BrE)

Stop going on at me about that money.

with

We'll go on with the presentations after lunch.

PHRASES
go on and on

The flight just seemed to go on and on.

Go is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑argument, ↑ball, ↑bell, ↑boat, ↑bulb, ↑bullet, ↑bus, ↑buzzer, ↑cable, ↑confidence, ↑day, ↑elastic, ↑eye, ↑ferry, ↑fire alarm, ↑funding, ↑hand, ↑hearing, ↑job, ↑joy, ↑lane, ↑machine, ↑mail, ↑momentum, ↑money, ↑nerve, ↑pain, ↑path, ↑phone, ↑refrain, ↑rehearsal, ↑road, ↑route, ↑ship, ↑shiver, ↑sight, ↑siren, ↑slogan, ↑song, ↑spring, ↑street, ↑stress, ↑time, ↑trail, ↑train, ↑watch, ↑whistle, ↑wire, ↑work
Go is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bowling, ↑dancing, ↑distance, ↑diving, ↑fishing, ↑hunting, ↑mile, ↑riding, ↑route, ↑sailing, ↑shopping, ↑sightseeing, ↑skating, ↑skiing, ↑step, ↑way

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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