go out for (something)

go out for (something)

1. To try to become a participant in something; to try out for something. I hear Tim's going out for the football team this year!
2. To go some place to eat a particular kind of food. I don't feel like cooking, let's go out for Chinese tonight instead.
See also: out

go out for someone or something

to leave in order to bring back someone or something. Albert just went out for a newspaper. Fran went out for Bob, who was on the back porch, smoking a cigarette.
See also: out

go out for

Seek to become a participant in, as in I'm going out for soccer. [First half of 1900s] Also see go for, def. 3; go in for, def. 2.
See also: out