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English verb: keep going

1. keep going (stative) continue uninterrupted


SamplesThe disease will run on unchecked.
The party kept going until 4 A.M..


Synonymsrun on


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)continue, go along, go on, keep, proceed


Verb groupkeep going, patronage, patronise, patronize, support

2. keep going (stative) suffice for a period between two points


SamplesThis money will keep us going for another year.


Synonymsbridge over, tide over


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)answer, do, serve, suffice

3. keep going (communication) be a regular customer or client of


SamplesWe patronize this store.
Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could.


Synonymspatronage, patronise, patronize, support


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)foster, nurture


Verb groupkeep going, run on









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