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Autor:  Breckenfeld
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Data:  20/ABR/2008 7:17 AM
Assunto:  Went on vs. kept on - questão de estilo ou não?
 
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Go on (CONTINUE)


to continue or move to the next thing:
Please go on with what you're doing and don't let us interrupt you.
[+ ing form of verb] We really can't go on living like this - we'll have to find a bigger house.
[+ to infinitive] She admitted her company's responsibility for the disaster and went on to explain how compensation would be paid to the victims.
What proportion of people who are HIV-positive go on to develop (= later develop) AIDS?
If you go on (= continue behaving) like this you won't have any friends left at all.

 

Keep on doing sth (CONTINUE)


to continue to do something, or to do something again and again:
She kept on asking me questions the whole time
.

 

I hope it has helped.

 

Bye!


 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Went on vs. kept on - questão de estilo ou não?  –  Márcio Farias  20/ABR/2008, 1:21 AM
Went on vs. kept on - questão de estilo ou não?  –  MiltonHW  20/ABR/2008, 3:51 AM
 Went on vs. kept on - questão de estilo ou não?  –  Breckenfeld  20/ABR/2008, 7:17 AM
Went on vs. kept on - questão de estilo ou não?  –  Márcio Farias  20/ABR/2008, 2:13 PM
Went on vs. kept on - questão de estilo ou não?  –  pat  21/ABR/2008, 8:54 AM
Went on vs. kept on - questão de estilo ou não?  –  Márcio Farias  25/ABR/2008, 12:01 PM

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