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going out

v. court slang for "going to trial," meaning the trial will start either right away or shortly, as in "your case is going out Thurdsday at 10 a.m. in Department 9."

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We hardly exchanged a word during breakfast, and immediately afterwards I went out for a walk, that I might think the matter out in the fresh morning air.
Stop referring to your sexuality as something "so repulsive and dark that I've been warring against it all of my adult life." That kind of talk went out with shoulder pads and shock treatments.
This time around, word went out that people would be outed if they directly aided and abetted anti-gay politicians or causes; and names were named.