not able to go on

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not able to go on

Having no hope of or ability to continue (doing something). After walking through the desert for nearly two hours, I wasn't able to go on any further. I'm sorry, but I'm not able to go on working for you.
See also: able, go, not, on
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

not able to go on

unable to continue (doing something—even living). (Not able to is often expressed as can't.) I just can't go on this way. Before her death, she left a note saying she was not able to go on.
See also: able, go, not, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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