goes for life

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keannu

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What do you think this "goes for" in the third line mean? "be applied to"?
p7)The pebbles are the other things that matter like your job, your house, and your car.The sand is all the small things.
"If you put the sand into the jar first," he said, "there is no room for the pebbles or the golf balls. The same goes forlife. If you spend all your time and energyon the small things,
you will never have room for the things that are important to you.
 

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What do you think this "goes for" in the third line mean? "be applied to"?
p7)The pebbles are the other things that matter like your job, your house, and your car.The sand is all the small things.
"If you put the sand into the jar first," he said, "there is no room for the pebbles or the golf balls. The same goes forlife. If you spend all your time and energyon the small things,
you will never have room for the things that are important to you.
Try - the same as, or, similar to.
"I want all the men in blue suits to jump in the lake. The same goes for all those men in red suits".
 
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