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Hi


I can’t find (go) used this way in the dictionary. Is it correct?


I smoked my cigarette in 3 goes.

thanks

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g

n noun (1) \ ˈ \ pl plural goes

Definition of go (Entry 2 of 4)


7 : a spell of activity eg finished the job at one gohttps://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go
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anonymousI smoked my cigarette in 3 three goes.

OK. Three "sessions".

The speaker either counted inhalations or smoked only about a third of the cigarette each of three times he smoked the same cigarette.

Here's another:

"at/in three goes"

I didn't buy all this stuff at one go; I bought it at three goes.

He shopped and purchased things three times, and "all this stuff" is the accumulation of all the things he bought in those three shopping episodes.

CJ

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thanks!

I had never heard “at 3 goes”.

Would you say “I smoked my cigarette at 3 goes.”?


thanks

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