Meaning of “wear on” in the English Dictionary

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"wear on" in British English

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wear on

phrasal verb with wear uk /weər/ us /wer/ verb wore, worn

If a period of time wears on, it seems to pass very slowly:

She felt less confident about finishing the work as the week wore on.

(Definition of “wear on” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)