- adv. idiomatic continuously
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. continuously; for a long time together.
“And on and on the old blue-hair went, but Carmody was free of the politeness that required he listen.”
“He went on and on about some random things that must have been listed on a sheet of paper until he came across the note that said Grandpa Hank was from Utah.”
“It should be up in a minute," Tolliver said, and Art had to go on and on about how amazed he was that Tolliver had been so farseeing.”
“Mrs. Guptil was going on and on about how unfair it was that we had to buy our own pencils, when I noticed Lily standing in her driveway with her dog, Jimmy.”
“Ms. Dzumba blathers on and on about amoebas, and all”
“You may guess the gist of it from what I've told you already, and you know what these lyrical buggers are like when they get on their hobby-horses, on and on like the never-wearied rook.”
“There are black-bodied birds with long beaks, red-and-black birds with hooked beaks, greenish birds with delicate scimitars, parrot-beaked birds with olive wings and yellow eyebrows, birds that resemble goldfinches except for their blue beaks and black masks, on and on to the thirtieth permutation.”
“I got up there in front of all the guests and Oxygen executives and went on and on about what a great network it was and how much I loved their show Bridezillas.”
“And she wandered on and on over mountain and valley, and dale and river, until at last she saw the tongue-cut sparrow.”
“I Tucked That Away and tried to focus on mysister going on and on about being inlove with a girl:”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘on and on’.
alas and alack, apples and oranges, coffee and tea, cream and sugar, father and son, forgive and forget, ins and outs, kith and kin, knit and purl, milk and cookies, mother and daughter, odds and ends and 181 more...
Collocations with 'and' & 'or'
neither fish nor ..., neither hide nor ..., alive and kicking, all or nothing, an arm and a leg, apples and oranges, back and forth, be-all and end-all, bells and whistles, black and white, blood and guts, bow and arrow and 230 more...
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