French translation of 'go on'
1. (= continue) continuer
The concert went on until 11 o’clock at night. Le concert a continué jusqu’à onze heures du soir.
go on! (encouraging) allez !
Go on, tell me what the problem is! Allez, dis-moi quel est le problème !
to go on doing sth continuer à faire qch
He went on reading. Il a continué à lire.
2. (= happen) se passer
What’s going on here? Qu’est-ce qui se passe ici ?
3. [lights] s’allumer
inseparable transitive verbgo
(= be guided by) [evidence] se fonder sur see also going on
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Example Sentences Including 'go on'
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I think she is about to take the bit in her teeth and go on the warpath.HE SHALL THUNDER IN THE SKY (2000)
Annie let her go on, making notes on points she thought relevant.AFTERMATH (2001)
Here we just have copies of the documents of origin and the boxes to go on.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
And he had no doubt Lirael would choose to go on without him.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Trends of 'go on'
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Translation of go on from the Collins English to French Dictionary