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Can we continue this later?

A request to resume a conversation with someone at a later time. I have to run to a meeting, so can we continue this later? I really want to hear the rest of your thoughts on the merger.
See also: can, continue, this, we

continue by (doing something)

To persist in something or take the next step toward a particular goal or outcome. Once you're done cleaning the bathroom, you can continue by sweeping the hallway—that's the last area we need to clean before the dinner party.
See also: by, continue

continue with (something)

To maintain the action that one has been doing. After that unexplained crash in the hallway, the professor had a hard time continuing with his lecture.
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continued (on) page 94

A reference to the satirical magazine Private Eye, which used the phrase at the end of overlong articles and opinion pieces. (The magazine never included that many pages). Usually put in parentheses and often abbreviated in various ways. Primarily heard in UK.
1. Used to humorously and abruptly terminate a piece of writing to indicate that it could otherwise go on indefinitely. What's wrong with him? Well, he's a liar, a cheat, a dimwit, a lecher (continued page 94)! Kids these days, I tell you. With their eyes glued to their devices, no time to sit and talk to you, so self-absorbed and self-conscious, no appreciation for a hard day's work (cont. p.94).
2. Used to highlight an abrupt ending to a piece of writing, especially a news or magazine article. A: "Wait, that's it? Why is this article just three paragraphs? Where's the rest of it?" B: "Heh, continued on page 94, looks like."
See also: continue, page

the wheels turn

Progress is being or continues to be made. Typically used in conjunction with verbs like "continue" or "keep." We need to keep the wheels turning with this project or we're not going to make the January deadline. Despite the turmoil in the studio, the wheels continued to turn, and the film eventually saw the light of day 15 years after it first started development.
See also: turn, wheel

to be continued

1. Used to indicate that the story being told in a book, movie, television show, etc., will be continued in a later installment. And with that, the mysterious figure lifted their hood, revealing our hero's long-lost sister. To be continued. It blew my mind as a kid when "To be continued…" flashed up on the screen at the end of Back to the Future.
2. Used to indicate that one has not finished making a point or telling a story and intends to do so at a later point. A: "So then I say to John, 'Look, I don't know about you, but—'" B: "Sorry to interrupt you, but I need to take this phone call." B: "No worries. To be continued."
See also: continue, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

continue by doing something

to keep going by starting to do something else or the next step. You are doing very well in this piano lesson. Please continue by playing the other sonata. After the interruption, Wally continued by explaining his position on the trade negotiations.
See also: by, continue

continue with something

to keep doing whatever was being done before. Oh, please continue with your discussion. Do you mind if I continue with my knitting as we talk?
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Could we continue this later?

 and Can we continue this later?
Could we go on with this conversation at a later time? As Mary and John were discussing something private, Bob entered the room. "Could we continue this later?" whispered John. "Yes, of course," answered Mary.
See also: continue, could, this, we
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

the wheels turn

If you say that the wheels turn in a process or situation, you mean that progress is made. The wheels continue to turn on plans to convert the building into a bookstore. Note: You can also say that someone or something keeps the wheels turning to mean that they cause progress to be made. It is the small entrepreneurs of this country that keep the wheels of commerce turning.
See also: turn, wheel
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
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References in classic literature ?
He decays rapidly,” he continued mournfully, “and must soon lie by the side of old Mohegan.”
The air being pure, and the day fine, the party continued conversing on the rock, until the wheels of Judge Temple’s carriage were heard clattering up the side of the mountain, during which time the conversation was maintained with deep interest, each moment clearing up some doubtful action, and lessening the antipathy of the youth to Marmaduke.
The Revolution was a grand thing!" continued Monsieur Pierre, betraying by this desperate and provocative proposition his extreme youth and his wish to express all that was in his mind.
"One must admit," continued Prince Andrew, "that Napoleon as a man was great on the bridge of Arcola, and in the hospital at Jaffa where he gave his hand to the plague-stricken; but...
"One weakness alone distresses me," Wingrave continued. "In all ordinary matters of sentiment I am simply a negation.
"You can name your own price," he continued. "She will pay!
"However," continued Faria, seeing that the inspector was about to depart, "it is not absolutely necessary for us to be alone; the governor can be present."
Inspector," continued the governor, "I can tell you the story as well as he, for it has been dinned in my ears for the last four or five years."
"Well!" continued Mazarin, "I shall give you something in exchange for these forty millions you have refused so royally."
"I shall give you a piece of advice," continued Mazarin; "yes, a piece of advice -- advice more precious than the forty millions."
Asinus displayed enough of magnanimity to render the interview amicable, and thenceforth the naturalist continued the required route with very commendable industry, but with a much more tempered discretion.
"Listen to me, grey-head, and count my words," continued the other, bending on his rude saddle-bow, like some chevalier of a more civilised race, and speaking in the haughty tones of absolute power; "the Dahcotahs have not chosen a woman for their chief; when Mahtoree feels the power of a great medicine, he will tremble; until then he will look with his own eyes, without borrowing sight from a Pale-face.
"It is to be hoped it had one good effect at least," continued Maria.
"Sir Edward Bransome," the Inspector continued, "I have a theory of my own as to these murders, and though it may take me some time to work it out, I feel myself day by day growing nearer the truth.
"For some months past, my brave colleagues," continued Barbicane, "I have been asking myself whether, while confining ourselves to our own particular objects, we could not enter upon some grand experiment worthy of the nineteenth century; and whether the progress of artillery science would not enable us to carry it out to a successful issue.