rumble on

phrasal verb

rumbled on; rumbling on; rumbles on
: to continue for a long period of time
The debate rumbled on through newspaper articles.

Examples of rumble on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The protests are set to rumble on, at least until European Parliament elections in June. Lyubov Pronina,, 8 Feb. 2024 The central bank seems to view most of the risk being on the upside, so Jerome Powell & co. have been more than happy to stand pat as the economy rumbles on relatively undisturbed by their interference. Melvin Backman, Quartz, 12 Feb. 2024 Indeed, as the devastating Israeli campaign against Hamas in Gaza rumbles on, the specter of a new Nakba looms. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, 13 Nov. 2023 The war in Ukraine will rumble on exactly as if the language on the war had not been tweaked to favor the Russian position. Walter Russell Mead, WSJ, 11 Sep. 2023 Most interesting game: Either Heupel returning to Norman with Tennessee in tow or the Bulldogs rumbling on Sixth Street. Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, 15 June 2023 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and the Tesla CEO appear to have had a feud rumbling on for years, driven largely by competition to win the commercial race to space. Eleanor Pringle, Fortune, 4 Sep. 2023 The code wars may rumble on, in some form, but the Matildas, at least, have risen above them. Rory Smith, New York Times, 15 Aug. 2023 Most interesting game Either Heupel returning to Norman with Tennessee in tow or the Bulldogs rumbling on Sixth Street. 5. Sportsday Staff, Dallas News, 15 June 2023

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“Rumble on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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