(Anglo-Saxon, gan, ic ga, I go.)
Here's a go
or Here's a pretty go. Here's a mess or awkward state of
affairs. It is no go. It is not workable. “Ça ira, ” in
the French Revolution (it will go), is a similar phrase. (See
Great Go, and Little Go.)
(The). All the go. Quite the fashion; very
popular; la vogue.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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