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English definition of “go on”

go on

(TALK AGAIN) phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
B2 to start talking again after a pause: She paused to light another cigarette and then went on with her account of the accident. [+ speech] "What I want more than anything else," he went on, "is a house in the country with a large garden for the children to play in."Starting againStarting and beginning informal something that you say to encourage someone to say or do something: Go on, what happened next?Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of go on (TALK AGAIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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