- past participle of go1.
- far gone,
- much advanced; deeply involved.
- nearly exhausted; almost worn out.
- dying: The rescue party finally reached the scene of the crash, but most of the survivors were already far gone.
- gone on, Informal. infatuated with; in love with: He is still gone on the woman who jilted him.
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- the past participle of go 1
- ended; past
- lost; ruined (esp in the phrases gone goose or gosling)
- dead or near to death
- spent; consumed; used up
- informal faint or weak
- informal having been pregnant (for a specified time)six months gone
- (usually foll by on) slang in love (with)
- slang in an exhilarated state, as through music or the use of drugs
- gone out informal blank and without comprehension, as if stupefied in surprise
- pastit's gone midnight
Word Origin and History for gone on
past participle of go.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Idioms and Phrases with gone on
In addition to the idioms beginning with gone
- gone coon, a
- gone goose
- gone with the wind
- a goner
- all gone
- dead and buried (gone)
- far gone
- going, going, gone
- here today, gone tomorrow
- to hell and gone
Also see undergo.
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