Famba - Go

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Past tenseFambile

Definition of go
- Go adj : functioning correctly and ready for action; "all systems are go" [ant: {no-go}] n
- A time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work" [syn: {spell}, {tour}, {turn}]
- Street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine [syn: {Adam}, {ecstasy}, {XTC}, {disco biscuit}, {cristal}, {X}, {hug drug}]
- A usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl" [syn: {crack}, {fling}, {pass}, {whirl}, {offer}]
- A board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters [syn: {go game}] v
- Change location; move, travel, or proceed; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" [syn: {travel}, {move}, {locomote}] [ant: {stay in place}]
- Follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels" [syn: {proceed}, {move}]
- Move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon" [syn: {go away}, {depart}] [ant: {come}]
- Enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!" [syn: {become}, {get}]
- Be awarded; be allotted; "The first prize goes to Mary"; "Her money went on clothes"
- Have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..." [syn: {run}]
- Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets" [syn: {run}, {pass}, {lead}, {extend}]
- Follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?" [syn: {proceed}]
- Be abolished or discarded; "These ugly billboards have to go!"; "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"
- Be or continue to be in a certain condition; "The children went hungry that day"
- Make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'" [syn: {sound}]
- Perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore" [syn: {function}, {work}, {operate}, {run}] [ant: {malfunction}]
- To be spent or finished; "The money had gone after a few days"; "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest" [syn: {run low}, {run short}]
- Progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting" [syn: {move}, {run}]
- Continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents" [syn: {survive}, {last}, {live}, {live on}, {endure}, {hold up}, {hold out}]
- Pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action; "How is it going?"; "The day went well until I got your call"
- Pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully" [syn: {die}, {decease}, {perish}, {exit}, {pass away}, {expire}, {pass}] [ant: {be born}]
- Be in the right place or situation; "Where do these books belong?"; "Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government"; "Where do these books go?" [syn: {belong}]
- Be ranked or compare; "This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go"
- Begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!" [syn: {start}, {get going}] [ant: {stop}]
- Have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?" [syn: {move}]
- Be contained in; "How many times does 18 go into 54?"
- Be sounded, played, or expressed; "How does this song go again?"
- Blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs" [syn: {blend}, {blend in}]
- Lead, extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the basement"; "The road runs South" [syn: {lead}]
- Be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle" [syn: {fit}]
- Go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way; "Who rifled through my desk drawers?" [syn: {rifle}]
- Be spent; "All my money went for food and rent"
- Give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates" [syn: {plump}] 30: stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident" [syn: {fail}, {go bad}, {give way}, {die}, {give out}, {conk out}, {break}, {break down}] [also: {went}, {gone}, {goes} (pl)]
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Riddles - Tshayi, i ncini xo famba xi siya marhumbu — I nereta loko yi rhunga
Riddles - Tshayi, xo famba xi nga tlheli — I mati
Phrases - Famba ntirhweni — Go to work
Phrases - Na famba — I am going
Proverbs - Hambi wo famba enkoveni lundza ri ta vonaka — Even if you walk in a valley, your head will be visible. ( There are no secrets )
Proverbs - Mfenhe loko yi khome vulombe yi famba hi milenge yinharhu — A baboon with honey walks on three legs
Phrases - Famba sweka — Go cook
Phrases - Famba khwaja — Go to glean
Phrases - Famba kerekeni — Go to church
Phrases - Famba kahle — Go well
Phrases - Famba kaya — Go home
Phrases - Famba xikolweni — Go to school

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