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Difference between Come out for something and Go out for something

come out for something

1. go on strike in order to gain smth.:

  • The Post Office workers have come out for more pay.

2. support smth.:

  • The Government comes out for the decentralization of the decision-making process.

go out for something

1. make a concentrated effort to obtain or achieve smth.:

  • Don’t trust that man. He just goes out for anything he can get.

2. = come out for something 1:

  • We went on strike for a noneconomic reason. If we went out for more pay they could permanently replace us right now.