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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theygo on at
he/she/itgoes on at
present participlegoing on at
past tensewent on at
past participlegone on at

Related dictionary definitions

  1. go on at someone to criticize someone regularly or for a long time
    go on at about:

    My mum keeps going on at me about the way I dress.

    go on at someone to do something:

    Everyone's been going on at me to get a haircut.

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