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    Default go through/into/for

    People seldom see the good sides of things and the broader pictures. That's a shame. Therefore, don't go ____ life with that attitude, Kid.
    A. into B. for C. through

    I think all fit in the sentence.

    What does a native speaker think about it?

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: go through/into/for

    Only one fits. One isn't possible and one is just illogical.
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    Default Re: go through/into/for

    So which one do you think fits?
    Thanks for being more specific.

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    Default Re: go through/into/for

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    So which one do you think fits?
    Thanks for being more specific.
    If you had to choose one, which would it be?

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    Default Re: go through/into/for

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    So which one do you think fits?
    Thanks for being more specific.
    You do the work. We'll comment on your attempt and your reasons for choosing the one you do. We know you said you thought that all three fitted, but now that you know we don't agree, which one would you choose in preference to the other two?
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    Default Re: go through/into/for

    OK, I obey the rule!

    Frankly, I think all make sense.

    Now if you must, I think I will choose "go through". I think it has the meaning of living the life all the way through.

    Is it OK this time?

    Thanks anyway!

    Jason

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    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    OK, I obey the rule!

    Frankly, I think all make sense.

    Now if you must, I think I will choose "go through". I think it has the meaning of living the life all the way through.

    Is it OK this time?

    Thanks anyway!

    Jason
    Yes, "through" is the only option that makes sense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Only one fits. One isn't possible and one is just illogical.
    Is "into" not possible while "for" is just illogical.
    Is my guess right? Can you tell me WHY?

    Thanks again!

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    Default Re: go through/into/for

    We wouldn't say "go for life." And you're already alive, so you can't go "into" life.

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