字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 180. All right. Today the verb phrase is" go ahead." And we actually got five meanings that we're going cover today. So let's look at the first one. To continue with a task or continue with a plan. Even if there's problems or difficulties. So even though there's problems. You go ahead and do it. Finish it. All right. So let's look at the first example we have for number one. Even though the weather forecast predicts rain she decided to go ahead with the party. If it rains, we will move all the activities inside. So maybe she was planning this for a few weeks. She invited people. She was planning on having doing everything outside. But it looks like it's going to rain. But she's ... let's just have it anyway we'll just move everything inside. Just in case the rain really does come. Okay. Number two. The boss said to go ahead with the project. Even if we end up going over our original budget. Yes. So he's giving them the okay. You could go ahead and do it. So again both of these there were some problems and somebody said go ahead and do it. Go ahead and continue. All right. Number two here. To bring or move ahead of someone or something. Now this one sounds a little bit more physical. Okay. You could tell somebody go ahead and you do ... You know, you move ahead. You move faster. You go ahead and do something, ahead of you. So you go ahead and drop off your schoolbag at home. And I'll meet you at the corner after I pick up a drink. And then maybe they're going to go somewhere else. But maybe this is a mother or you know telling the kid you go home drop off the bag then come down. I'll get a drink in the meantime. So you go ahead and do that. Okay. Or you know, you could also say go ahead like you know, if somebody was in the street you know, blocking you or you're blocking somebody, you could tell them to like physically move ahead . Yeah I know I'm moving too slow you just go ahead. So I'll get out of your way. So here we really mean like physically move ahead. All right. Number three here. To tell someone to move ahead or do something before you. It means like you're going to wait. You're going to allow them to do it before you do it. All right. So you go ahead and take the elevator. I'm still waiting for my wife. You know, but maybe it looked like you were standing there first. Or the person's you know , not sure. You say, you just go ahead and do it. I'm going to wait. You know, you do it before I do it. Yeah. Number four. To tell someone to take action and do something and not wait for you. All right. This is like a planned event that you were going to do together. Go ahead to the restaurant first and order I'll probably arrive about 20 minutes later. Okay. So maybe the person's coming from work or they get something else they got to do. You go ahead and start it. So if this were you know, your wife or family or friends, they go they go into the restaurant first and start ordering and start eating you'll arrive later. Okay. Go ahead and start watching that rented movie without me . I've seen it already. So this is along the same line. You're telling somebody to take action first. Go ahead don't wait for me. All right and number five here. To go into the lead. So this one's used a lot in sports. The Yankees scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to go ahead of the Red Sox by score of three to two. Okay. Anyway, I hope you got it. I hope you know, you might have already known a couple of these meanings of go ahead. But hopefully there's some you didn't know and you learned today. Anyway, thank you for your time. Bye-bye.