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|present participle||going on|
|past tense||went on|
|past participle||gone on|
The meeting went on a lot longer than I expected.
We can’t go on like this any more. Things have got to change.
Burton smiled and went on with his work.
She can’t go on pretending that everything is fine when it clearly isn’t.
We’re going on vacation next week.
Workers voted by a large majority to go on strike.
It will go on sale this summer.
I really must go on a diet!
I heard the TV go on in the next room.
You do go on, don’t you?
She tends to go on about how clever her children are.
He went on and on about (=talked for a long time) me being late for work again.
When you finish the first section of the test, go on to the next.
They eventually went on to win the championship.
Since there were no witnesses, the police had little to go on.
I don’t go on until the final act.
The President went on television to appeal for calm.
This is the American English definition of go on. View British English definition of go on.
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