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make a go of

verb phrase

To achieve success in: to make a go of the list book business (1877+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with make a go of

make a go of

Achieve success in, as in He has made a go of his new business. This expression was first recorded in 1877.
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