go home

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go home (third-person singular simple present goes home, present participle going home, simple past went home, past participle gone home)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see go,‎ home. To return to one's house.
    Your mother called. She wants you to go home at 10:00.
  2. (euphemistic) To die.
    Louis went home at around 2:30 yesterday.
  3. (euphemistic) To be eliminated in a competition.
    • 2009, Sharon Marie Ross, Beyond the Box: Television and the Internet, page 82:
      Hellriegel's program tells him who is receiving a lot of votes (long periods of busy signals) and who is not (easy to ring through), and the website tells viewers who is most likely to go home – rather than who is most likely to stay.

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