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go there

to begin a discussion of something; to take up a certain topic. (Similar to go into something. Often in the negative. This has nothing to do with traveling or going to a place.) A: How are things going at your place of business? B: Please! I don't want to go there. We don't have time to discuss your health problems, so let's not go there.
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go there

refer to that particular (potentially embarrassing) subject. Usually used in the negative.
2004 Adam Roberts The Amateur Gourmet I, too, had a bad experience at Agnes and Muriel's (food poisoning from the pot roast, but let's not go there).
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You go there and you could just sit by the pool all day, watch him carve around it, and there's pieces of coping flying everywhere.
Fred's just putting it all together right now, and I guess when we're done with this I'll go there and see it.
If you go to a spot and there are a lot of kids skating, you go there, you start skating, and all of a sudden the kids stop skating.
You can figure out what they're doing, where they're going, and when they go there you can kill them.