Expressions with Go

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  1. Why did he go ___ on his word?
    a. after
    b. back
    c. away

  2. I don't think you should go ___ a job in that company.
    a. after
    b. in
    c. to

  3. Time goes ___ quickly, my dear.
    a. by
    b. for
    c. in

  4. The price of gas did not go ___ as we expected.
    a. off
    b. about
    c. down

  5. My complaint goes ___ you, too.
    a. on
    b. for
    c. in

  6. John is not happy because his son went ___ the Army.
    a. for
    b. forward
    c. into

  7. I believe she'll never go ___ for sewing.
    a. in
    b. down
    c. out

  8. What's going ___ here!
    a. round
    b. in
    c. on

  9. I guess John didn't go ___ well with Mary's parents.
    a. by
    b. to
    c. over

  10. Don't you think we should go ___ our plans again?
    a. down
    b. through
    c. on

  11. Love and hate normally go ___ .
    a. together
    b. about
    c. forth

  12. What he said goes ___ his principles.
    a. against
    b. off
    c. ahead

    Copyright (C) 1997 Vera Mello (vcqm@ruralsp.com.br)
    This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.