go on for an age

go on for an age

To persist or continue for a long time. If you ask Grandpa about the weather, get ready for him to go on for an age about the Farmer's Almanac. It feels like this baseball game has been going on for an age.
See also: age, go, on
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go on for an age

 and go on for ages
Fig. to continue for a very long time. The symphony seemed to go on for an age. It seemed to go on for ages.
See also: age, go, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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