There are 2 main definitions of go to! in English:

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go to! 1

archaic Said to express disbelief, impatience, or admonition.
Example sentences
  • ‘Go to, son,’ rejoined the friar, ‘what is this thou sayest?’
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There are 2 main definitions of go to! in English:

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go-to 2 Line breaks: go-to

adjective

informal , chiefly North American
Denoting a person or thing that may be relied on or is regularly sought out in a particular situation: he seems to have become the go-to guy for working with kids and animals the go-to label for Parisian socialites in the 40s and 50s
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  • Do you have a go-to training food?
  • My job, as I saw it, would be to follow and log the changes and prepare a blueprint to be used in future as a go-to manual.
  • It's a pretty much a go-to place when I drink.

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