go in for

go in for

  1. To enter a competition.
  2. (colloquial) To have an interest in or approve of something.
  3. (colloquial) To engage oneself or take part in something.
    • 1854, Charles Dickens, “Mr. James Harthouse”, in Hard Times. For These Times, London: Bradbury & Evans, […], OCLC 4389957 ↗, book the second (Reaping), page 148 ↗:
      Jem, there's a good opening among the hard Fact fellows, and they want men. I wonder you don't go in for statistics.

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