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to go

1. Left; still remaining. We've gotten through 100 boxes of books so far—just 25 to go. There is still about half an hour to go before the show starts.
2. Ordered or packaged to be taken out of a restaurant or off of a premises and eaten elsewhere, especially at home. Let's just get the food to go so we can eat it while we watch the movie at home. Can I get these to go?
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*to go

 
1. [of a purchase of cooked food] to be taken elsewhere to be eaten. (*Typically: buy some food ~; get some food ~; have some food ~; order some food ~.) Let's stop here and buy six hamburgers to go. I didn't thaw anything for dinner. Let's stop off on the way home and get something to go.
2. [of a number or an amount] remaining; yet to be dealt with. I finished with two of them and have four to go.
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to go

COMMON If you buy prepared food to go, you buy it and take it somewhere else to eat it. I'll have a pizza and fries to go, please.
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to go

(of food or drink from a restaurant or cafe) to be eaten or drunk off the premises. North American
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...to ˈgo


1 still remaining before something happens, finishes or is completed: There’s only a few seconds to go before the rocket takes off.With only two kilometres to go, Max is still first.
2 (informal, especially American English) (of food bought in a restaurant, shop, etc.) to be taken away and eaten somewhere else: Two coffees to go, please.
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to go

mod. packaged to be taken out; packaged to be carried home to eat. Do you want it to go, or will you eat it here?
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