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1Continue in a steady, uneventful way.‘Phelps's life jogged on in this fashion until spring’
- ‘The couple jogged on without quarrelling for about three years.’
- ‘It can do much to alleviate children's pessimism about future prospects of happiness if they have godparents who are still jogging on cosily together.’
- ‘She went back to live with her sister in Croydon, and things jogged on much the same as ever at home.’
- ‘The festival season jogs on, and next weekend the Welsh hillsides will echo to the sounds of Dexys, Mogwai, Van Morrison, Metronomy, Feist, Scritti Politti and dozens of others.’
- ‘Things jogged on like this for the next nine to ten years.’
2British informal usually in imperative Go away (used as expression of anger or irritation)‘I really want to go and see the show but for an £8.75 booking fee they can jog on!’
- ‘Jog on mate!’
- ‘You can jog on if you think I give a toss about your hurt feelings.’
- ‘Do yourself and everyone else a favour, and just jog on, sonny.’
- ‘Jog on, you're boring me.’
- ‘Why don't you all just jog on and let somebody run things properly.’
- ‘Now jog on and keep your stupid comments for your rich, clueless associates.’
- ‘Seems like you finally did what I told you to do and jogged on.’
- ‘You are not the only person to have ever bought a season ticket, a shirt, a pie etc. and spent hours travelling up to Hull and back. Jog on!’
- ‘If he is released in 21 years, there will be uproar - I hope they tell the EU to jog on.’
- ‘Jog on, you muppets, leave them alone!’
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