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Engelsk udsagnsord: continue

1. continue (om tilstand) continue a certain state, condition, or activity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKeep on working!.
We continued to work into the night.
Keep smiling.
We went on working until well past midnight.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey continue to move , They continue moving


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)go along, go on, keep, proceed


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Mere specifikke termerhold, keep going, ride, run on


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbear on, carry on, continue, continue, preserve, uphold


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)discontinue

2. continue (om kommunikation) continue talking


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI know it's hard,.
But there is no choice.
Carry on--pretend we are not in the room.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)carry on, go on, proceed


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mindre specifikke termerspeak, talk


Mere specifikke termerjog, ramble, ramble on, segue

3. continue (om tilstand) keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPreserve the peace in the family.
Continue the family tradition.
Carry on the old traditions.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bear on, carry on, preserve, uphold


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerhold, keep, maintain


Mere specifikke termerhang in, hang on, hold on, keep up, mummify, perpetuate, persevere, persist, prolong, re-start, restart, resume, sustain


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcontinue, continue, go along, go forward, go on, keep, proceed, proceed


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)cease, discontinue, lay off, quit, stop, give up

4. continue (om bevægelse) move ahead; travel onward in time or space


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe proceeded towards Washington.
She continued in the direction of the hills.
We are moving ahead in time now.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey continue up the hill


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)go forward, proceed


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel


Mere specifikke termerhead, limp, roar, trace, wander


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbear on, carry on, continue, preserve, uphold

5. continue (om adfærd) allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe cannot continue several servants any longer.
She retains a lawyer.
The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff.
Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on.
We kept the work going as long as we could.
She retained her composure.
This garment retains its shape even after many washings.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)keep, keep on, retain


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerkeep up, prolong, sustain


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcontinue, persist in

6. continue (om tilstand) do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe continued our research into the cause of the illness.
The landlord persists in asking us to move.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)persist in


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcontinue, keep, keep on, retain

7. continue (om tilstand) continue after an interruption


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe demonstration continued after a break for lunch.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcontinue, go along, go on, keep, proceed

8. continue (om tilstand) continue in a place, position, or situation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAfter graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser.
Stay with me, please.
Despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year.
She continued as deputy mayor for another year.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)remain, stay, stay on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termerabide, bide, hold over, stay

9. continue (om tilstand) span an interval of distance, space or time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe war extended over five years.
The period covered the turn of the century.
My land extends over the hills on the horizon.
This farm covers some 200 acres.
The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cover, extend


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termerconstellate, cross, dot, overlap, overspread, ridge, span, spread, stud, sweep, sweep, traverse


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover

10. continue (om ændring) exist over a prolonged period of time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe bad weather continued for two more weeks.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termercarry, die hard, endure, extend, persist, prevail, run, stand









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