go on for
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go on for(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to last)
a. durar
How long is our neighbors' party going to go on for?¿Cuánto va a durar la fiesta de nuestros vecinos?
2. (to be nearly) (United Kingdom)
a. ir para
Albert's going on for 70, and he's not as spry as he once was.Albert va para los 70 y ya no es tan ágil como antes era.
b. ser casi
It's going on for 11 pm. I think we'd better get home.Son casi las 11 pm. Mejor que vayamos a casa.
c. haber cerca de
There were going on for 10,000 protesters in the square.Había cerca de 10,000 manifestantes en la plaza.
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go on for
intransitive verb
(with numbers)
he's going on for 60 anda por los 60; it's going on for two o'clock son casi las dos; van a ser las dos; it's going on for 100km to Vilafranca Vilafranca está a unos 100km de aquí
estamos casi a 100km de Vilafranca
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