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Definition of go ahead phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


go ahead

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to travel in front of other people in your group and arrive before them I'll go ahead and tell them you're on the way.
  2. 2to happen; to be done synonym proceed The building of the new bridge will go ahead as planned. related noun go-ahead

go ahead (with something)

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to begin to do something, especially when someone has given permission or has expressed doubts or opposition “May I start now?” “Yes, go ahead.” The government intends to go ahead with major tax cuts. related noun go-ahead
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