go on (1)

Meaning: to happen

Synonym: occur

For example:

  • go on Why is everyone running? What's going on?

  • go on Hillary likes to know what's going on in the world, so she reads magazines like Time and Newsweek.

Quick Quiz:

If someone comes up to you and says "What's going on?", they want to know

a. what time it is

b. what's happening

c. where you're going

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