go for the doctor

go for the doctor

To give something one's full effort or attention. Primarily heard in Australia. They are going for the doctor to win this game, but I will be very surprised if they beat the best team in the league.
See also: doctor

go for the doctor

make an all-out effort. Australian informal
See also: doctor
References in classic literature ?
I will go for the doctor," said Julius, "if you don't mind my leaving you.