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Go on you

Posted by R. Berg on February 18, 2004

In Reply to: 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."