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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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