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jog on

Definition of jog on in English:

1 another way of saying jog along. Phelps’s life jogged on in this fashion until spring
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  • 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.
  • Things jogged on like this for the next nine to ten years.
  • 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.
2 [usually in imperative] British informal 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!
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  • 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!
  • You can jog on if you think I give a toss about your hurt feelings.
  • Why don't you all just jog on and let somebody run things properly.
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