go on (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb go on (2).

Meaning: to keep happening as before, or to keep doing something

Synonym: continue

For example:

  • go on The meeting's chairman said, "Do you want to have a break, or do you want to go on?"

  • go on doing sth If she goes on behaving like this, she'll lose her job.

Quick Quiz:

Jim couldn't go on climbing the mountain. He had to

a. slow down

b. keep climbing

c. stop climbing

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