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    #1

    go on

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    She went on talking quite unconscious that she had said the wrong thing.

    go on = keep on doing

    V.

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    Re: go on

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    She went on talking quite unconscious that she had said the wrong thing.

    go on = keep on doing

    V.
    Yes. She continued talking, in blissful ignorance that she had put her foot in it!

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