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Adverb
Toward or at a point lying in advance in space or time
“… he's getting on in years and doesn't see or hear as well as he used to.”
Adverb
Indicating continuation of a movement or action
“I started competing at 16 and carried on until I was 35.”
Adverb
In operation
“The light had been left on.”
Preposition
In or into contact with
“The longest recorded duration for balancing on one foot is 76 hours 40 minutes.”
Preposition
Having to do with
“… books on sports heroes are my favorite reading matter.”
Preposition
Preposition
“We buy some fresh bread from the only shop on the island.”
Adjective
Being in effective operation
“From time to time the lights go on and off in the auditorium, while the actors continue to perform.”
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