— phrasal verb with go uk /ɡəʊ/ us /ɡoʊ/ verb present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone
B2 to start to do something:
We've received permission to go ahead with the music festival in spite of opposition from local residents.
- The launch party will be going ahead as scheduled.
- The organizers are going ahead with the scheme despite the objections of local residents.
- I'm not sure about the legalities, but I suggest we go ahead with the plan and see what happens.
- Until we've got official permission to go ahead with the plans we're in limbo.
- Ignoring my protestations, they went ahead and chopped the tree down.
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