One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Give one's consent or agreement to (a person or their views).
- ‘I've had two weeks to decide whether or not to go with the mastectomy, but in the end the decision was easy’
- ‘The choice to go with the proposal seemed risky, so the NSNU board approved the first ad.’
- ‘Of course, the likelihood of success is vastly amplified if a partner goes with it.’
- ‘If it is allowed to go to the public, and if they decide to go with it, well and good.’
- ‘Even when I went on the program and I told him the truth he still decided to go with it.’
2Have a romantic or sexual relationship with (someone).
- ‘I have been going with a guy for about a year and we moved in together two months ago.’
- ‘She said a lesbian is an English word that means someone who goes with other women.’
- ‘Can you at least let word get out that in fact you are not going with The Junior?’
- ‘I had been engaged to this girl for eight months and I had been going with her for a couple of years.’
- ‘I don't agree with one-night stands but would rather do that then go with a prostitute.’
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