go in for
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go in for(
go
 
ihn
 
fawr
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to enjoy)
a. gustar
My parents don't really go in for Japanese food.A mis padres no les gusta mucho la comida japonesa.
b. tener costumbre de
Lots of people in this city go in for skiing.Muchas personas de esta ciudad tienen costumbre de esquiar.
2. (to participate in) (United Kingdom)
a. participar en
Ofelia is going in for the beauty contest.Ofelia va a participar en el concurso de la belleza.
b. tomar parte en
Are you going to go in for the marathon next month?¿Vas a tomar parte en el maratón el próximo mes?
3. (to dedicate oneself to) (United Kingdom)
a. dedicarse a
I don't really think I'm really good enough at maths to go in for accounting.De verdad, no creo que sea suficiente bueno en matemática para dedicarme a la contabilidad.
b. meterse en
It wasn't until I got to university that I decided that I wanted to go in for music.No decidí meterme en la música hasta que llegué a la universidad.
4. (education; to take) (United Kingdom)
a. presentarse a (exam)
I'm a nervous wreck. I go in for my A-levels tomorrow.Estoy hecho un manojo de nervios. Mañana me presento a los A levels.
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go in for
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (competition)
a. tomar parte en
she doesn't go in for cooking/sportsno le atrae la cocina/el deporte
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go in for
intransitive verb
1 (enter for) [+race, competition] presentarse a; [+examination] presentarse a
2 (take as career) dedicarse a
3 (be interested in) [+hobby, sport] interesarse por
we don't go in for such things here (activities) aquí esas cosas no se hacen
4 (use) utilizar
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