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    #1

    Red face Can I say this?

    Is it correct to say This item "goes for" $... (meaning "costs $")?

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    #2

    Re: Can I say this?

    Yes, in some contexts.
    X sells for $100, but Y, which is just about the same, goes for only $75.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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