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See also continué, and continu

English

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to continue

Third person singular
continu

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to continue (third-person singular simple present continu, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) to proceed with (doing an activity); to prolong (an activity).
    Shall I continue speaking, or will you just interrupt me again?
    Do you want me to continue to unload these boxes?
  2. (intransitive) to resume
    When will the concert continue?

Usage notes

  • In the transitive sense, continue may be followed by either the present participle or the infinitive; hence use either "to continue writing" or "to continue to write".
  • As continue conveys the sense of progression, it is pleonastic to follow it with "on" (as in "Continue on with what you were doing").

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Noun

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Singular
continue

Plural
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continue ({{{1}}})
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) an option allowing a gamer to resume play after a game over.
  2. (video games) an option allowing a player to resume a saved game.

Antonyms


Dutch

Adjective

continue

  1. Inflected form of continu.

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kɔ̃.ti.ny/, SAMPA: /kO~.ti.ny/

Verb

continue

  1. first- and third-person singular indicative present of continuer
  2. first- and third-person singular subjunctive present of continuer
  3. second-person singular imperative of continuer

Adjective

continue f.

  1. Feminine form of continu.

Italian

Adjective

continue f. [[Category:Template:lang:it adjective forms|continue]]

  1. Feminine plural of continuo.

Romanian

Adjective

continue (plural)[[Category:Template:lang:ro adjective forms|continue]]

  1. feminine plural form of [[continuu#Template:lang:ro|continuu]].
  2. neuter plural form of [[continuu#Template:lang:ro|continuu]].

Verb

continue (third person subjunctive)[[Category:Template:lang:ro verb forms|continue]]

  1. third-person singular subjunctive form of [[continua#Template:lang:ro|continua]].
  2. third-person plural subjunctive form of [[continua#Template:lang:ro|continua]].

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