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    Usage of "goes"

    In the sentence "He goes crazy" the word "goes" is followed by an adjective. If the term "goes" was followed by a noun, I would have to put a prepostion in front of the noun. Is this correct?

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    Re: Usage of "goes"

    In this sense (definition 6 here), GO cannot be followed by a noun.

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    Re: Usage of "goes"

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    In this sense (definition 6 here), GO cannot be followed by a noun.
    Sometimes it's hard to tell whether nouns are adjectives-become-nouns or nouns. I remember in the film Dances with Wolves a US Army sergeant accusing asks the protagonist: "You went Indian, didn't ya? Didn't ya?"

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