go on at

idiom

chiefly British, informal
: to criticize (someone) often or repeatedly
Quit going on at me all the time!

Examples of go on at in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The show will go on at 5 a.m. on NPR Music YouTube page. The Indianapolis Star, 8 June 2023 The band SunDog will be opening the show at 8 p.m. and The Jangle Bees go on at 9 p.m. Naomi Stock, Anchorage Daily News, 29 Apr. 2022 The lights will go on at different times theater by theater, even — in some multi-stage venues — room by room. Helen Shaw, Vulture, 2 Apr. 2021 The band Wanda opens the show at 7 p.m. and The Proponents go on at 8 p.m. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 19 Jan. 2022 The shows will go on at the Frontyard Festival, the Dr. Phillps Center for the Performing Arts announced Tuesday in a news release. Matthew J. Palm, orlandosentinel.com, 22 June 2021 Without much to go on at the moment, some camps are proceeding as if the guidelines were similar to last year, but hoping regulations will be loosened. Christopher Arnott, courant.com, 10 Mar. 2021 School closures have pulled women out of the labor force to bear the brunt of all the juggling that has to go on at home. Rich Lowry, National Review, 12 Feb. 2021 Should socializing among people from different households go on at Christmas and New Year, officials and experts across the state warned of a disaster not seen in the modern era in California’s hospitals. Los Angeles Times, 23 Dec. 2020

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“Go on at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20on%20at. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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