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go on  

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  • VerbeBFgo on!SGgoes onPRgoing onPTwent onPPgone on
    1. Used other than as an idiom: see go,‎ on.
      1. In order to get to town, I decided to go on the bus
      2. The party's called for five o'clock, and the cutlery still needs to go on the table!
    2. To continue in extent.
      1. The meeting seemed to go on forever.
    3. To continue an action.
      1. I think I've said enough now; I'm not sure I should go on.
      2. He went on walking even when the policeman told him to stop.
    4. To proceed.
      1. He went on to win a gold medal.
    5. To talk about a subject frequently or at great length.
      1. Will you stop going on about your stupid holiday.
    6. To use and adopt (information) in order to understand an issue, make a decision, etc.
      1. We can't go on what this map says; it's twenty years out of date.
      2. I didn't make a decision because I didn't have anything to go on.
    7. To happen (occur).
      1. What's going on?!
      2. I really don't want to know what goes on between you and your boyfriend behind closed doors.
  • Interjection
    1. Expresses surprise, disbelief or incredulity.
      1. A: He asked Fiona to marry him.
      2. B: Go on!
      3. A: It's true, I swear.
  • Plus d'exemples
    1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
      • He'll really spit the dummy when he hears that he's not going on that trip...
      • Cataloguing transducable sequences will help, but since some somatically acquired L1 insertions can go on to generate new insertions [ 13 ], such catalogues will never be exhaustive.
      • ( intransitive or transitive ) We'd better get this project going. If we don't get going on it soon, we won't finish in time. ‎
    2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
      • I'm here reporting to let the world know what's going on!
      • It may look like a huge mess now, but I expect that it will all come out in the wash as time goes on.

Meaning of go on for the defined word.

Grammaticalement, ce idiome "go on" est un phrase, plus spécifiquement, un verbes à particule. C'est aussi un interjection. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes à particule.
  • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
    1. Phrases
      • Verbes à particule
        • Verbes à particule avec particules (on)
      • Interjections
        • Verbes
          • Verbes à particule
            • Verbes à particule avec particules (on)
        Définition: Niveau 5
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