go at it

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go at it

1. To engage in or undertake something with great energy, enthusiasm, or vigor. I think you need a break from that assignment—you've been going at it for the last three hours! When John returned to teaching, he went at it with a renewed sense of purpose and excitement.
2. slang To engage in sexual intercourse. I can hear my neighbors going at it almost every night—it's so embarrassing!