being a person who can be turned to for expert knowledge, advice, or reliable performance, especially in a crucial situation:
He’s our go-to guy in a budget crisis.
noting something that can always be relied on to bring satisfaction, success, or good results:
my go-to recipe for cheesecake.
(in team sports) being a player who can be relied on to score, especially at a crucial time in the game.
- Go to bat
verb phrase To be tried for a crime (1940s+ Underworld)
- Go to bed with someone
verb phrase To do the sex act with someone; SLEEP WITH someone (1940s+)
- Go to bat against
verb phrase Oppose; contend against: None of her victims would go to bat against her (1940s+)
- Go to blazes
sentence go to hell (1853+)