What goes on

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Definition

(I wonder) what goes on (when the teacher's back is turned): (I wonder) what happens, occurs, takes place, passes (when the teacher's back is turned)
idiom

to go on: to continue, to keep going, to proceed, to go along
verb

Examples

  • "My listeners need to know what goes on at these parties."
  • "They'll be asking you questions on a variety of topics to stimulate, uh, I mean, simulate what goes on at a real press conference."

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