479 – Using Go On – English Vocabulary and Grammar Lesson

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Hey guys it’s Michael here with another Happy English podcast. Today we’re going to talk about some phrases that use the verb go followed by the preposition on. I know a lot of English learners get stuck on this point because generally the verb go is followed by the preposition to. Well, you go to a place, right? You can go to New York, go to the park, go to your sisters house, and so on. Well we have some set Phrases in English that you go on, and not to. So let’s check them out!
Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • Gloria went on a cruise on the Mississippi River.
  • Why don’t we go on a cruise to the Caribbean?
  • Have you ever gone on a cruise?
  • Jack went on a date with Jenny.
  • You can see a lot of couples going on a date in Central Park.
  • Where is a good place to go on a date in your town?
  • Ted was 250 pounds (113kg) so his doctor told him to go on a diet.
  • Kim went on a diet where she eight several bananas and drink a lot of water everyday.
  • Do you think it’s effective to go on a diet?
  • It’s a nice day today. Let’s go on a picnic.
  • I like to go on a picnic at the beach.
  • Where is it good place to go on a picnic where you live?
  • When I was in France I went on a tour of an old castle.
  • You can visit that museum by yourself or go on a tour.
  • Do you prefer to go on a tour or travel by yourself?
  • I won’t be in the office next week because I’m going on a trip to Brazil.
  • Mickey goes on a business trip twice a month.
  • When was the last time you went on a trip?
  • (1) Tickets for that concert go on sale tomorrow at 9 AM.
  • (1) The new iPhone will go on sale in September.
  • (2) These shirts are going on sale next week so I’m going to wait until then to buy one.
  • (2) Everything in that store will be going on sale tomorrow.
  • When was the last time you bought something on sale?
  • The factory workers threatened to go on strike next week.
  • In France, the train workers go on strike several times a year.
  • Is it common for workers to go on strike in your country?
  • (1) Paula said she is going on vacation to Hawaii in June.
  • (1) I want to go on vacation anywhere that has a beach.
  • (2) The maximum amount of time you can go on vacation in this company is 10 days.
  • When was the last time you went on vacation?

If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

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