go to – go on – go for – go Ving with examples

go to – go on – go for – go + Ving

Go to

go to … (go to work / go to London / go to a concert etc.)

Go to sentences & examples

  • I’m going to China next week.
  • Sue went to Mexico last year.
  • I went to the dentist yesterday.
  • Where’s Tom?’ ‘He’s gone to bed.
  • Let’s go to the cinema this evening.
  • What time do you usually go to work?
  • Sophie didn’t want to go to the concert.
  • I was very tired and went to sleep quickly.
  • I’m tired because I went to bed very late last night.
  • I was very tired last night. I sat down in an armchair and went to sleep.
  • After leaving school, Tina went to university where she studied psychology.

Go on

Go on holiday, Go on a trip, Go on a tour, Go on a cruise, Go on strike.

Go on sentences & examples

  • Children often go on school trips.
  • I’m going on holiday next week.
  • We’re going on holiday next week.
  • I wouldn’t like to go on holiday alone.
  • One day I’d like to go on a world tour.
  • Workers at the airport have gone on strike.
  • Mark is going on holiday to Italy next week.
  • The taxi drivers went on strike when I was in New York.
  • Would you like to go on a tour of the city?
  • I’m not ready to go yet. You go on and I’ll catch up with you.
  • Emma’s away on business at the moment.
  • I’ve put on a lot of weight. I’ll have to go on a diet.
  • There are no trains today. The drivers are on strike.
  • My parents are going on a cruise this summer.
  • Catherine doesn’t want to retire. She wants to go on working.
  • We need to change. We can’t go on living like this.
  • The shops will be very busy tomorrow. Let’s go on Monday.
  • We can’t go on spending money like this. We’ll have nothing left soon.
  • A: Are you going on holiday soon?
    B: B: Yes, next month. We’re going to Portugal. We’ve never been there before.

Go for

Go for a walk, go for a run, go for a swim, go for a drink, Go for a meal.

Go for sentences & examples

  • Emma has gone for a walk.
  • Do you go for a run every morning?
  • Steve has gone to France for a holiday.
  • I’d go for a walk if it weren’t so cold.
  • The water looks nice. Let’s go for a swim.
  • Shall we go out for dinner this evening?
  • The water looks nice. I’m going for a swim.
  • I met Chris in town, so we went for coffee.
  • I’m going for out a walk. Do you want to come?
  • I suggest we go for a walk in the country tomorrow.
  • Shall we go out for a meal? I know a good restaurant.
  • Before you buy a new car, you should go for a test drive.
  • The weather is nice. Shall we go for a walk along the river?
  • We wanted to go for a picnic, so first we got everything ready.
  • If the weather isn’t bad at the weekend, we’ll go for a walk.
  • The weather was warm, and the river was clean, so we went for a swim.

Go + Ving

We use go + Ving for many sports (swimming / skiing etc.) and also shopping.

Go + Ving sentences & examples

  • Dan goes swimming every day.
  • Last Saturday Emily went fishing.
  • Jack goes jogging every morning.
  • It’s a nice day. Let’s go swimming.
  • Sarah went jogging after work yesterday.
  • Richard has a boat. He often goes sailing.
  • Are you going shopping this afternoon?
  • Robert has got a horse. He goes riding a lot.
  • I went jogging before breakfast this morning.
  • Peter is going out later. He has to go shopping.
  • I’m going shopping now. I have to buy a few things.
  • Richard has a small boat, and he often goes sailing.
  • Jessica is going on holiday next month. She is going skiing.
  • We live near the mountains. In winter we go skiing most weekends.

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