go out for


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go out for someone or something

to leave in order to bring back someone or something. Albert just went out for a newspaper. Fran went out for Bob, who was on the back porch, smoking a cigarette.
See also: out

go out for

Seek to become a participant in, as in I'm going out for soccer. [First half of 1900s] Also see go for, def. 3; go in for, def. 2.
See also: out