To go it alone
Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster]

They to go equal shares in the booty. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

2. To bet or wager; as, I'll go you a shilling. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{To go halves}, to share with another equally.

{To go it}, to behave in a wild manner; to be uproarious; to carry on; also, to proceed; to make progress. [Colloq.]

{To go it alone} (Card Playing), to play a hand without the assistance of one's partner.

{To go one's way}, to set forth; to depart. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To go it — Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster] They to go equal shares in the booty. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To bet or wager; as, I ll go you a shilling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • go it alone — verb To do something alone or independently, especially something that is normally or better done in groups. He quit working for the company and decided to go it alone as a consultant, instead. Syn: lone it …   Wiktionary

  • To go halves — Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster] They to go equal shares in the booty. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To bet or wager; as, I ll go you a shilling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To go one's way — Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster] They to go equal shares in the booty. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To bet or wager; as, I ll go you a shilling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • go it — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To go fast; run hard; not to spare yourself. Often used as a command. * /The coach yelled to the runner to go it./ * /At the party the girls cheered for their partners to go it./ * /The boys called, Go it! to the dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go it — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To go fast; run hard; not to spare yourself. Often used as a command. * /The coach yelled to the runner to go it./ * /At the party the girls cheered for their partners to go it./ * /The boys called, Go it! to the dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To go to the world — World World, n. [OE. world, werld, weorld, weoreld, AS. weorold, worold; akin to OS. werold, D. wereld, OHG. weralt, worolt, werolt, werlt, G. welt, Icel. ver[ o]ld, Sw. verld, Dan. verden; properly, the age of man, lifetime, humanity; AS. wer a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • go it — phrasal 1. to behave in a reckless, excited, or impromptu manner 2. to proceed in a rapid or furious manner 3. to conduct one s affairs ; act < insists on going it alone > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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