go on

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go on

  1. If you go on with something, you continue to do it.
    I hate it. I can't go on living like this.
    He stopped, not wanting to go on with the story.
  2. If somebody stops speaking, you say go on to tell them to keep speaking.
    "So, I was thinking... um" "Go on."
  3. If you go on to do something, you do it after something else.
    She went on to study math in university. (after high school)
  4. If you go on about something, you talk about it for a long time.
    He's always going on about how hard things are.

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