- Present: go(es)
- Past: went
- Participles: gone, going
move from where you are. move elsewhere. Bouge! Joue!
- It's hard to get Margot to go anywhere.
- Go! It's your turn.
Absent / on a mission
- gone: absent
- gone missing: concerningly absent
- gone fishing: out
gone + activity (shopping, dancing, running, bowling, riding, swimming, diving, sledding, sand-surfing, skateboarding, hunting, skating, drinking, etc.)
- I haven't gone since the lockdown began.
- begone! get thee away from here...
- bygones: stuff that has happened, water under the bridge
- Let bygones be bygones = forgive and forget
- The pain goes away after a while.
- He's gone and said it.
- They've gone and done it. The leaders shut down the world to save us from a virus.
What went awry?
- It's always a good idea to imagine what could go wrong, so that you can adapt.
- You can't go (too far) wrong with ... red wines from the Rhone valley
- Something's gone awry (əˈraɪ) = Something's gone wrong. a- = on, wry = crooked, twisted, sideways, upside down, etc.
- The network has been going down all the time!
- The phone line went dead.
- The alarm went off.
- "I'm gonna' wash that man right outa' my hair". (South Pacific, 1949)
The phonetic reduction Going to --> 'gʌnə only happens when referring to an upcoming action/event/state. (something that will happen soon...)
- I'm going to New Orleans. aɪm 'goʊɪŋ tə nʊwɔːr lɪnz
- je vais à la Nouvelle Orléans.
- I'm going to go to New Orleans. aɪm 'gʌnə 'goʊ tə nʊwɔːr lɪnz
- je vais aller à la Nouvelle Orléans.