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Posted by Miri barak on February 19, 2004

In Reply to: Go on you posted by R. Berg 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."

Thanks ESC and Berg for your answers.