Using go

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The structure go/come for a --- is often used in some common fixed expressions referring to leisure activities.

Go/come + -ing

We can use go with an -ing form in a number of common expressions.

Common expressions are:

go: climbing/dancing/fishing/hunting/riding/sailing/shooting/shopping
go: skating/skiing/swimming/walking

Note that prepositions of place, not direction, are used after go + -ing.

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