go to contract

go to contract

verb close, come to an agreement, conclude, covenant, enter into an agreement, make terms, obligate oneself, pledge, settle with
See also: agree, close
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The selection comes ahead of a combined USMC-US Navy Tier II requirement, which is expected to go to contract solicitation during early 2007.
Part of the funds will go to contract consultants for a study of the apparent increase in violence and disruptive behavior in secondary schools.
Just as they were about to go to contract, they found out that no pets were allowed in the building.
We sometimes see perfectionist buyers determined to "win" on buying an asset, fiddling around with various LIBOR-based, low-rate bank financing alternatives, wondering which will save them more money, while their competition is either paying all cash or has a Bridge loan lined up so they can go to contract without a financing contingency (two metaphors that come to mind are: "winning the battle but losing the war", and "playing the violin while Rome is burning").