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Difference between Come for someone and Go for someone

come for someone—(coll.) rush forward with the object of attacking a person:

  • As I opened the gate a great black dog came for me.

go for someone

1. = come for someone:

  • Our dog went for the postman again this morning, he’ll get us into trouble.

2. (coll.) approve of or support a person:

  • Will the voters go for him now, that’s the point?

3. be relevant to smb.; concern a person:

  • You must arrive on time or be dismissed—that goes for all workers.