go ahead with (something)


: to do (something) after planning to do it
Despite the bad weather, they decided to go ahead with the party.
: to do (something) after getting permission to do it
My boss told me to go ahead with the project.

Examples of go ahead with (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Given all those factors, the White House decided to go ahead with the trip to Asia, which had been planned for months and includes a stop in Vietnam on Sunday. Michael Collins, USA TODAY, 8 Sep. 2023 Amtrak filed a lawsuit in federal court last week to acquire four properties in West Baltimore so the national passenger railroad can go ahead with a $6 billion plan to replace a crumbing, winding tunnel with a new 4-mile stretch of track and new tunnel. Giacomo Bologna, Baltimore Sun, 14 Aug. 2023 But that position has gone to court as RMS Titanic Inc. (RMST), the Georgia company with salvage rights to the Titanic, plans to go ahead with a May 2024 expedition to film the ship and recover any unattached wreckage artifacts. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, 30 Aug. 2023 More:Michigan couples grapple with whether to postpone weddings — or go ahead with it What is the typical age when people first marry? Kristi Tanner, Detroit Free Press, 24 Aug. 2023 And regional solutions often need international backing, whether that be a Western government’s OK to send equipment for Taliban border guards or a yes vote from the World Bank to go ahead with water infrastructure projects. Graeme Smith, Foreign Affairs, 11 Aug. 2023 Cyril Aris’ documentary, world-premiering at Karlovy Vary, chronicles the production team’s determined efforts to go ahead with the film despite a plethora of obstacles. Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 July 2023 Fox executives previously said the network would not go ahead with the Emmy telecast if either of the guilds were still on strike well into the summer. Stephen Battaglio, Los Angeles Times, 10 Aug. 2023 You might be advised to reschedule, although some providers will go ahead with a Pap smear if your flow is very light. Elizabeth Boskey, Verywell Health, 27 June 2023 See More

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“Go ahead with (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20ahead%20with%20%28something%29. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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