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Go ahead.

Please do it.; You have my permission and encouragement to do it. Alice: I'm leaving. John: Go ahead. See if I care. Jane: Can I put this one in the refrigerator? Sue: Sure. Go ahead.
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go ahead

(of someone or something) to get in front of and proceed someone or something. Please let me go ahead of you. The car carrying the parade marshall went ahead of the others.
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go ahead

 (with something)
1. to continue with something; to continue with plans to do something. Can we go ahead with our party plans? Let's go ahead with it.
2. to carry something ahead. Please go ahead with the baggage. I will meet you at the ticket counter. Will you please go ahead with the cake? I will bring the ice cream in a minute.
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go ahead

1. Move forward rapidly or act without restraint; also, continue something. For example, If you want to borrow the tractor, go ahead. This expression is often put as go ahead with, as in Are you going ahead with the house party? The term dates from the mid-1600s and gave rise to give the go-ahead, meaning "give permission to move or act in some way."
2. go ahead of. Make one's way to the front of, as in They went ahead of me to see the purser. [Mid-1700s]
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go ahead

v.
1. To move forward in front of someone or something: We moved to the right lane to let the faster cars go ahead of us. I went ahead to find seats while my friends bought popcorn.
2. To continue despite a concern or hesitation: The game will go ahead as scheduled even if it rains. If you want to take an apple, go ahead.
3. To begin, especially after waiting or planning. Often used in conjunction with another verb: I have to work late tonight—go ahead and eat without me.
4. go ahead of To perform an action before someone else: Whenever we play chess, my sister always goes ahead of me.
5. go ahead with To continue doing something, especially after a delay or despite a concern: The students went ahead with the prank despite the principal's warnings.
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We have told the Israeli government that if they go ahead with their decision there will be a strong reaction.
Mr Baugh was seeking permission at the tribunal preliminary hearing to go ahead with his compensation claims for constructive unfair dismissal and unpaid wages against his former employers.
Tribunal judge Mr Ron Hutchinson said he was satisfied Mr Baugh had been an employee and that he could go ahead with his claims at a full hearing later this year.
DF Concerts, who promoted Wednesday's Scissor Sisters gig at the SECC, have asked us to clarify that they did not defy police advice to go ahead with the concert.
If we had been advised by police not to go ahead with the gig due to public safety reasons, it would have been cancelled - plain and simple.
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Venezuela is planning to go ahead with the nationalisation of a bank unit of Santander (SAN.
Plans are under way to go ahead with one of South Wales' biggest agricultural shows with livestock despite the foot-and-mouth outbreak.
Which is to say that if they go ahead with their lawsuit, they're destined to lose - although they will succeed in wasting much time and taxpayers' money.
Yesterday the bride and her dad, Harry, spoke of the tough decision to go ahead with the ceremony at Kirkton Church in Carluke, Lanarkshire.
The utility has stated that all hurdles can be overcome by early in 1999, when a final decision to go ahead with the project will be made.
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These schools decided to forego landscaping and go ahead with asphalt,'' said Erik Nasarenko, district spokesman.
After the meeting, Cabinet Secretary Danny Naveh made the announcement that the government would go ahead with the development of the units in an area known to Palestinians as Jabal Abu Ghneim and to Israelis as Har Homa.
President Clinton, meeting with his top foreign policy and economic advisers about rising tensions with China, approved a plan Wednesday to go ahead with sanctions on Chinese exports to the United States if Beijing fails to stop producing pirated American software, movies and music, the White House said.