make a go of something

make a go of something

INFORMAL
If you make a go of something such as a business or a relationship, you are successful with it. If she shows real devotion to music, it is very likely that she will make a go of it as a profession. I still want to make a go of this marriage if you do.
See also: make, of, something

make a ˈgo of something

(informal) be successful in something: We’ve had quite a few problems in our marriage, but we’re both determined to make a go of it.
See also: make, of, something