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Phrasal Verbs

go ahead

This page is about the phrasal verb go ahead

Meaning

to start doing something, or to continue doing something, usually after being given permission or encouragement to do so

For example

  • go ahead The chess tournament referee waited until all the players were sitting at their tables, and then he told them to go ahead and start the first game.

  • go ahead I've checked the contract and it looks fine, so you can go ahead and sign it.

Quick Quiz

The head examiner stood at the front of the exam room, looked at his watch, and then told the candidates to go ahead and

a. stop writing

b. open their exam booklets

c. start cheating

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