- v. Used other than as an idiom: see go, on.
- v. To continue in extent.
- v. To continue an action.
- v. To proceed.
- v. To talk about a subject frequently or at great length.
- v. this sense?) To use and adopt (information) in order to understand an issue, make a decision, etc.
- v. To happen (occur).
- interj. Expresses surprise, disbelief or incredulity.
- v. start running, functioning, or operating
- v. continue talking
- v. come to pass
- v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
- v. continue a certain state, condition, or activity
“The inmates worked together by day in a large hall where was hung up in large letters, visible to all, the word silentium, indicating that the work must go on in silence.”
“I wanted to feel the Crippler out, not go on the attack immediately, so I moved to my right and he came toward me…He started to make a move, cocking back his right fist, and I immediately threw a left jab right into his face, followed by a quick right-hand.”
“On Friday, Apple announced the iPad would go on sale in Australia on May 28 with the base model priced at A$629 (NZ$783).”
“Kerr had to find a way to prompt these undifferentiated mouse embryonic stem cells to differentiate into motor neuron cells in such a way that they would go on to create axonal nerves covered with myelin sheaths—a fatty insulating tissue—that together make up the elaborate electrical highway that constitutes the nervous system.”
“After wrapping up the fourth round of competition after 4: 30 p.m., the teams gathered outside the ornate Philadelphia City Hall topped by a statue of William Penn, to learn who would who would go on to the finals.”
“How many Joy Englands might then be able to go on and live their lives as the mothers, wives, athletes, and career women they always dreamed of being—without being broken down by years of pain and suffering?”
“He would have been willing to go on without the episcopate until such time as it could have been obtained from England, and in the meantime to ordain candidates to the ministry by means of Presbyterian ordination, with the proviso, however, that upon the obtaining of a bishop these gentlemen were to be conditionally re-ordained.”
“In fact, recent studies reveal that antiphospholipid antibodies: Although antiphospholipid antibodies are found in 2 to 5 percent of the population, not all those who have these antibodies go on to develop the disease, though many do.”
“Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson who would go on to become world champion three years later, in 2000 was also at the table.”
“Then, three minutes before the sixth grade was to go on stage to celebrate the engagement of Gabriel and Evangeline, Sister Mary Laurentia, the principal, came to me, her kindly face troubled.”
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Protagonists and relevant words in the Book of Creation (Source: King James Bible)
Typical words from Beatles song titles. Can you recreate the titles?
(Grammatical words have been omitted)
Shoo! Scram! Go on now! Nothing to see! Move it!
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