go in for

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go in for

  1. Have a particular interest in or liking for, as in He really goes in for classical music. [Mid-1800s]

  2. Take part in, especially as a specialty. For example, She's going in for tennis this year. [Mid-1800s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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