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English definition of “on”


adverb (NOT STOPPING)    /ɒn/ US  /ɑːn/
continuing or not stopping : If her phone's engaged , keep on trying . Stop talking and get on with your work . If Elise would just hang on (= wait ) a little longer she'd certainly get the promotion . The noise just went on and on (= continued for a long time ) and I thought it would never stop .Lasting for a long time Grammar:On, ontoOn and onto are prepositions.
(Definition of on adverb (NOT STOPPING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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