keep going

phrasal verb

kept going; keeping going; keeps going
: to continue moving forward
He walked right past me and just kept going.
: to continue doing something
I was ready to give up on the search, but they convinced me to keep going.

Examples of keep going in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Little bells keep going off in my legs, which feel as if they have been painted by Salvador Dali. Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times, 8 Apr. 2024 But hope encourages me to keep going, to push beyond the limits of my own home, my own family, and—just as books and films do—to broaden the horizons of my life. Megan Hunter, Vogue, 6 Apr. 2024 That kept going in that fashion until maybe The Shield. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 4 Apr. 2024 But there's something huge going on with what is in the show, and that may have something to do with why people keep going back to it. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 21 Mar. 2024 The party keeps going until 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and midnight on Sundays. Carrie Honaker, Travel + Leisure, 20 Mar. 2024 But every loss only fuels my determination to keep going. Sean Hollister, The Verge, 19 Mar. 2024 In the past year, the fine-art market has cooled, owing to uncertainty about the economy, but prices for celebrity-adjacent objects keep going up. Rachel Monroe, The New Yorker, 18 Mar. 2024 At the same time, Democrats’ signature education program needs billions of dollars in annual revenue to keep going. Erin Cox, Washington Post, 15 Mar. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'keep going.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near keep going

Cite this Entry

“Keep going.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!