Posted by R. Berg on February 18, 2004
In Reply to: Re: Go on you posted by ESC on February 18, 2004
: : I have this expression "go on you", couldn's find it anywhere.
: : Context:
: : A nun says about her sick rabbit:
: : "I think animals are slightly like small children. If you - if you leave them too long, you know, they can almost go on you over night".
: : Does she mean they might die?
: That's what it sounds like to me.
Yes, "go" is a fairly common euphemism for "die."