2011년 7월 9일 토요일

Dic: proceed as a verb

1. proceed with sth:
_ to continue doing sth that has already been started;
_ to continue being done.

  • We’re not sure whether we still want to proceed with the sale. 
  • Work is proceeding slowly.
... OALD

3. If an activity, process, or event proceeds, it goes on and does not stop.
  • The ideas were not new. Their development had proceeded steadily since the war.
2. If you proceed with a course of action, you continue with it.[FORMAL]
  • The group proceeded with a march they knew would lead to bloodshed.
  • The trial has been delayed until November because the defence is not ready to proceed.
... Cobuild

1. To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue:
  • proceeded to his destination; 
  • paused to clear her throat, then proceeded.
3. To move on in an orderly manner:
  • Business proceeded as usual.
.... The American Heritage

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