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- (intransitive) To continue functioning.
- The grandfather clock keeps going for over a week without winding.
- (transitive) To proceed; to make progress, physically or figuratively.
- 2011 January 19, Jonathan Stevenson, “Leeds 1 - 3 Arsenal”, in BBC:
- The Gunners have never gone out of the FA Cup in the third round under Arsene Wenger and never lost to a lower division side, two impressive runs they kept going at Elland Road on an evening that was fraught with potential dangers.
- (transitive) To see that (a person) is continually supplied with something, or that they can progress or carry on.
- I didn't think I could run any longer, but fear kept me going.
- Agnes Owens
- […] he was generous when he had the cash. Many a time he kept me going in drink through the week when I was stuck for the ready […]