went in for amour

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benjaminbosquier

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français - France
Hello! What is, according to you, the meaning of "went in for amour" in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (chapter 4):

Daisy was popular in Chicago, as you know. They moved with a fast crowd, all of them young and rich and wild, but she came out with an absolutely perfect reputation. Perhaps because she doesn’t drink. It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people. You can hold your tongue, and, moreover, you can time any little irregularity of your own so that everybody else is so blind that they don’t see or care. Perhaps Daisy never went in for amour at all—and yet there’s something in that voice of hers….

For my part, I understood: that Daisy has never had any liking / inclination whatsoever for love affairs. Others understand that she never had any affair.
Thank you
 
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