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go to someone or something

to travel to or toward someone or something. We went to her as soon as she called saying she needed us. Are you going to the bank?

go to someone

(about someone or something) to discuss one's problems with someone or something with someone else. I went to the boss about the new secretary. This is a real problem. I'll have to go to the manager.

go to

1. See going to.
2. Also, go toward. Contribute to a result, as in Can you name the bones that go to make the arms and legs? or The director has a good eye for seeing what will go toward an entire scene. [c. 1600]
3. Begin, start, as in By the time she went to call, she'd forgotten what she wanted to say. The related idiom go to it means "get started, get going." P.G. Wodehouse used it in Louder & Funnier (1932): "Stoke up and go to it." [First half of 1700s]
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So it was travel the world or go to summer school to finish a government class.
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I'd go to his house and I'd skate and I could do those early-grab front-side 540s like that terrible guy would do.
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