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English definition of “go on”

go on

(HAPPEN) phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
B1 to happen : I'm sure we never hear about a lot of what goes on in government . This war has been going on for years .Occurring and happening
(Definition of go on (HAPPEN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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