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I'm named after a horse. My mom's best friend had a horse named Brooke, so my dad suggested 'Brooklyn' as a more formal version, and it just stuck - and now I live in Brooklyn part-time, so go figure.
Brooklyn Decker

Meaning of "go figure" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GO FIGURE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GO FIGURE

go crook at
go dark
go down
go down like a lead balloon
go down on
go down the wrong way
go downhill
go Dutch
go easy on
go far
go fly a kite
go for
go for a burton
go for broke
go for it
go for the doctor
go for the jugular
go for your life
go forth
go from bad to worse

WORDS THAT END LIKE GO FIGURE

action figure
configure
cult figure
cut a good figure
cut a poor figure
disfigure
double-figure
father figure
figure
hourglass figure
index figure
lay figure
ligure
prefigure
reconfigure
refigure
single-figure
solid figure
stick figure
terminal figure
transfigure

Synonyms and antonyms of go figure in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «go figure» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GO FIGURE

Find out the translation of go figure to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of go figure from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «go figure» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

去图
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

imagínate
570 millions of speakers

English

go figure
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आंकड़ा जाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يذهب الرقم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пойди разберись
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vai entender
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চিত্রে যান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

allez comprendre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pergi angka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

go figure
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

図に行く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

그림 을 이동
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Go figure
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đi con số
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எண்ணிக்கை செல்ல
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जा आकृती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Şekil al
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vai a capire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

domyśl
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

піди розберися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

du-te figura
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πηγαίνετε αριθμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gaan figuur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gå figur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gå figur
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of go figure

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GO FIGURE»

The term «go figure» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.813 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GO FIGURE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about go figure

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4 QUOTES WITH «GO FIGURE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word go figure.
1
Mark Cuban
What I've learned is that if you really want to be successful at something, you'll find that you put the time in. You won't just ask somebody if it's a good idea, you'll go figure out if it's a good idea.
2
Brooklyn Decker
I'm named after a horse. My mom's best friend had a horse named Brooke, so my dad suggested 'Brooklyn' as a more formal version, and it just stuck - and now I live in Brooklyn part-time, so go figure.
3
Harry Shearer
The last president we had was the smartest guy anyone could remember and he did the dumbest thing anyone has ever seen in the White House so go figure.
4
Kiefer Sutherland
I've had some amazing people in my life. Look at my father - he came from a small fishing village of five hundred people and at six foot four with giant ears and a kind of very odd expression, thought he could be a movie star. So go figure, you know?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GO FIGURE»

Discover the use of go figure in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to go figure and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Go Figure!: A Totally Cool Book About Numbers
This unique book investigates mathematical marvels such as why daisies always have 34, 55, or 89 petals, why the world''s phone numbers appear in Pi, and other patterns and paradoxes that will make readers look at numbers in a whole new way ...
Johnny Ball, 2005
2
Go Figure
Zoe Abrams' never intended to be a fat girl, but her body had other plans; despite that, Zoe intends to make something of her senior year by taking up photography, which just might help her see herself in a whole different light. Original.
Jo Edwards, 2007
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Go Figure!
The book builds from Level 2 material, with the extension material for Level 3, and also includes sections on basic numeracy.
June Haighton, Mark Rowland, 2002
4
Go Figure! New Directions in Advertising Rhetoric
This cutting-edge work assembles the most current and authoritative new perspectives on the scholarship of advertising rhetoric, under the editorial direction of two respected figures in the field.
Edward F. McQuarrie, Barbara J. Phillips, 2008
5
Go Figure!
Provides a collection of math puzzles and mind benders with instructions for solving them
Clint Brookhart, 1999
6
Go Figure
Go Figure is the hauntingly beautiful tale of a Montreal couple alienated from each other after suffering the miscarriage of twin girls.
Réjean Ducharme, 2003
7
Go Figure
The book deals with simple money management, accommodation search guidance and how NOT to spend money; along with warnings about APRs, credit ratings and how banks just want you for your money!Everybody has, or knows someone who has, people ...
Felicity Holden, 2007
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Go Figure: The Marvellous Maths Workbook
Go Figure is the ideal workbook for people who want to refresh what they learnt at school, as well as those who just love the subject.
Daniel Smith, 2012
9
Go Figure: Puzzles, Games, and Funny Figures of Speech
Turning the tables on the Ghostwriting team when one-too-many slang expressions leave him confused, the Ghostwriter comes up with a whole entourage of crosswords, word searches, and jumbles, and it is up to the reader to figure things out.
P. C. Russell Ginns, 1994
10
Go Figure: Energies, Forms, and Institutions in the Early ...
Situating theory in history, the essays in this volume focus on verbal and visual texts from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, and they explore science, sacramental poetics, romance and lyric narrative, and the natural world in ...
Judith H. Anderson, Joan Pong Linton, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GO FIGURE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term go figure is used in the context of the following news items.
1
5 things we learned from this week's turbulent episode of True …
... collateral damage. When the smoke cleared and the bullets stopped flying, Ani, Ray, and Paul were the only ones left alive. Go figure. «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
2
The History of the German Army Trainer
Go figure. Eventually, the design rose to prominence during a 1998 Maison Margiela fashion show when founder Martin Margiela decided to ... «Complex, Jul 15»
3
Gas-starved factories pay a price as Egypt keeps lights on
... have little to do but wait for the summer to end. “They told us they aren't committed to pump gas,” industrialist Hanafy said. “Go figure it out.”. «Gulf Times, Jul 15»
4
Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer To Win Third Wimbledon
Go figure. July 12th, 2015 at 8:42 pm. jane Says: serena looks so pretty at the ball; what a lovely colour on her that dress is. July 12th, 2015 at ... «Tennis-X.com, Jul 15»
5
Ron Krupp: The weather of 2015, from a gardener's perspective
Go figure. Shadberry bloomed profusely in higher elevations but poorly in the warmer Champlain Valley. According to climatologists this ... «vtdigger.org, Jul 15»
6
Our favourite apps of the week
Yep, you'll need to abduct and eat humans, but you'll need to only eat humans with positive thoughts - go figure. Anyway, throw in some 8-bit ... «iAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
The Who Sabotaged At Music Festival?
... want them taken down! And within a song, he walked right over and then pulled them off himself. Go figure!" He had more to say, read it here. «antiMUSIC.com, Jul 15»
8
At Harvey Pekar's pad: Bert Stratton (Opinion)
Go figure. May his memory be a blessing. Bert Stratton, of Cleveland Heights, plays clarinet in the Yiddishe Cup klezmer band, manages rental ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
9
Batman, Superman, and so much more at the Warner Comic-Con …
Go figure. They also screened the introduction of Blackbeard, which is about as big as I've ever seen Jackman go in anything. The scene is all ... «HitFix, Jul 15»
10
What people really think of your selfies: YouTuber Taryn Southern's …
I'm now a full-time YouTuber (go figure!) and my iPhone might as well be attached to my left hand. The Internet is ubiquitous. And everything ... «Today.com, Jul 15»

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