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go on sth

phrasal verb with go
 
 
/ɡəʊ/ verb [I] ( present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
to use a piece of information to help you discover or understand something: Her first name was all we had to go on.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
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