The word keep may be used to talk about a continuing activity. We say keep going to mean
that a person should continue doing something.
To emphasize the idea of continuation or duration, people often use the preposition “on” as
an additional element: “keep on going”.
Read the paragraph below and take the quiz to test your knowledge!
Alice: How far have you run today?
Max: I’ve run 5 miles already, and I have 3 more to go.
Alice: Keep going! You’re doing great.
Max: Thanks. Let’s talk when I’m done.
Talk about it: Use keep+ verb + -ing to tell someone to continue doing something, try
adding “on” for emphasis!
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