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  • a  in operation or operational
    left the oven on
    the switch is in the on position
  • a  (of events) planned or scheduled
    the picnic is on, rain or shine
    we have nothing on for Friday night
  • r  with a forward motion
    we drove along admiring the view
    the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    the circus traveled on to the next city
    move along
    march on
  • r  indicates continuity or persistence or concentration
    his spirit lives on
    shall I read on?
  • r  in a state required for something to function or be effective
    turn the lights on
    get a load on
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  • Barack Obama in BusinessWeek
    I don't make this decision based on any difference in policy with General McChrystal,the president said.
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  • Stan Van Gundy in AFP
    It's gotten ridiculous,Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy said. "It's almost like a parody of itself this whole situation now. Come on, an hour long? It takes 15 seconds to say I've decided to stay in Cleveland but we've got another 59...

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