roll on

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

roll on ‎(third-person singular simple present rolls on, present participle rolling on, simple past and past participle rolled on)

  1. (intransitive, especially of time) To pass; to go on; to elapse.
  2. (intransitive) To continue to move forwards.
    • 2011 October 1, Saj Chowdhury, “Wolverhampton 1 - 2 Newcastle”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      McCarthy will point to their bad luck but the statistics now show that Wolves have lost four league matches and have claimed one point from a possible 15 - so it may prove to be another difficult season for the Midlands side.
      In contrast, the Newcastle juggernaut rolls on.
  3. (transitive, slang) To snitch or tattle (on a person or group), to reveal a secret under pressure, usually regarding criminal matters.

Interjection[edit]

roll on

  1. Used to express anticipation
    "Roll on summer!"

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