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An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
William James
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English

Verb

Infinitive
to go on

Third person singular
goes on

Simple past
went on

Past participle
gone on

Present participle
going on

to go on (third-person singular simple present goes on, present participle going on, simple past went on, past participle gone on)
  1. To travel on; go by
    In order to get to town, I decided to go on the bus
  2. (idiomatic) To continue; expand upon
    Person A: Well, he said... <pause>
    Person B: Go on
    Person A: I'm not sure if I should tell you this
  3. To make a decision based on
    I didn't make a decision because I didn't have anything to go on.
  4. To happen
    What's going on?!
    I really don't what to know what goes on between you and your boyfriend behind closed doors.

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