go at (someone)

(redirected from go at us)

go at (someone)

1. To physically attack someone with great ferocity or hostility. Watch out for that bull in the back field—he'll go at you if you get too close. John went at the burglar with a knife to defend his family.
2. To criticize, berate, or verbally harass someone at length and/or with great intensity. At the international summit, the foreign ambassador went at the president, demanding an explanation for the recent espionage allegations.
References in periodicals archive ?
He had a real go at us and was frothing at the mouth.
I would like to see them having a go at us and then we can play a bit of the counter attack because even at 1-0 they didn't try anything or come at us.
They are going to have a go at us and then we can play a bit.
They had a go at us, as you would expect, but I can't praise the lads enough for their efforts.
They came here to have a go at us and created some really good chances.
The goalkeeper added: "He knows the right time and place to have a go at us.