One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Very active or busy.‘he's dead beat, he's been on the go all evening’
busy, occupied, employed, hard at work, wrapped upView synonyms
- ‘On Sunday he hosted his Captain's Prize and again was on the go from dawn to dusk - or should that be dawn to dawn?’
- ‘It is a big change from the years when he started in September and would be on the go constantly until the following April.’
- ‘It is the right model if you want to download and play back music files, browse the Internet and do some office work while on the go.’
- ‘The lads are continuously on the go and travel to all parts of the country.’
- ‘The defence was excellent, in midfield they played a stormer, and the forwards were constantly on the go.’
- ‘I need to find something of interest that involves me being on the go, as I'm aware I'm not actually that active.’
- ‘As summer merges into autumn the grey squirrels are on the go again.’
- ‘By that point I'd been on the go for about 13 hours, so I said my goodbyes and we nabbed our night bus back.’
- ‘Morag has an enormous amount of energy, she's constantly on the go.’
- ‘I was one of those people who had always been on the go, and then suddenly everything was brought to a full stop.’
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