first, second, etc. go

first go

On the first try. Primarily heard in UK. I can't believe I solved that difficult puzzle first go!
See also: first, go

second go

On the second try. Don't worry, honey—I'm sure you'll pass the test second go.
See also: go, second
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first, second, etc. ˈgo

(British English) at the first, second, etc. attempt: I passed my driving test first go.
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