Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Ongoing"

The meaning of "Ongoing" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does ongoing mean?
A: Something that’s still going on. A current example would be the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Because it hasn’t ended yet.
Q: What does ongoing mean?
A: Ongoing is to continue with something
Q: What does ongoing mean?
A: 不斷的

example:
The house renovation is ongoing.

The building construction is ongoing.
Q: What does ongoing mean?
A: 今もまだ続いています。It is still continuing.

たとえば
That tv series is still ongoing.
その番組はまだ続いています。

Example sentences using "Ongoing"

Q: Please show me example sentences with ongoing.
A: @Jope_D-Massants The experiment is ongoing for now.
With the travel advisory still ongoing no one is leaving the city.

(Sorry for not giving many examples, it's a hard word to use in the middle of a sentence, for me at least.)
Q: Please show me example sentences with ongoing.
A: The ongoing television series has a lot of viewers. (The television series is popular and is still being made)
Research about the disease is currently ongoing. (The research is happening right now)
This has been an ongoing problem. (This problem keeps happening without getting fixed)
Q: Please show me example sentences with ongoing.
A: This illustrates the ongoing crisis of violence.
Q: Please show me example sentences with ongoing.
A: The children couldn't decide which ongoing show to watch.
There is ongoing conflict between those countries.
The ongoing feud between the companies will result in damage to their profits.
Q: Please show me example sentences with ongoing.
A: Here are some:
The ongoing party is boring
This is an ongoing series, it has not yet finished
Etc...
Something is ongoing= something that is still happening for sometimes

Synonyms of "Ongoing" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between ongoing and progressive ?
A: Ongoing means continuing action, unfinished.
Progressive means continuing action, unfinished, ongoing, incomplete.

Progressive tense is a category of verb tense used to describe ongoing actions. The progressive tenses are the past progressive tense, the present progressive tense, and the future progressive tense. The progressive tenses are sometimes called the "continuing" or "continuous" tenses.

Here are some examples: https://www.grammar-monster.com/glossary/progressive_tenses.htm
Q: What is the difference between ongoing and constant and permanent ?
A: Permanent = lasting forever/indefinitely, not temporary
Constant = always staying the same, forever or for a period of time
Ongoing = continuing forever or for a period of time; continuous
(Constant and ongoing are very similar)

e.g.,
She didn't like the ongoing noise of traffic outside her house.
She didn't like the constant noise of traffic outside her house.
^^ these would mean the same thing but permanent would not be used here.
His tatoo was permanent. (constant or ongoing would not be used here)
His scar was permanent, a constant reminder of the accident.
His scar was permanent, an ongoing reminder of the accident. (constant would be more suitable here but both would work)
She had been taking ongoing classes to improve her cooking.
There was ongoing debate between the two teams.

This is an ongoing problem. (means the problem has continued for a long time and still continues, and also can mean the problem is a difficulty/issue all the time)
This is a constant problem. (means the problem is a difficulty/issue all the time)
This is a permanent problem. (means the problem cannot be resolved or changed, and has no solution)

Hope this helps :)
Q: What is the difference between ongoing and underway ?
A: Underway, they have started and they are progressing.
Ongoing, they are continuing.
There is an overlap in meaning, but underway usually stresses the fact that it started and keeps going, whereas ongoing usually stresses that it is a continual work that has been going on for a while.

Example:
Finally this work is underway! It took so long to get it started.
This road construction has been ongoing through the whole summer.
But as I said, the meaning is somewhat overlapping.

This court case is underway. It means it has just started

This court case is ongoing implies that it's been going one for a while with no end in sight.
Q: What is the difference between ongoing and continuous ?
A: "continuous" means something occurs without stopping, but does not say when. "Ongoing" means something is continuous right now.

"My continuous efforts failed." "The event is ongoing." "The noise of a city is continuous." "The ongoing noise is bothering me."

Continuous can be past, present, or future, but ongoing has to be right now.
Q: What is the difference between ongoing and in progress ?
A: Ongoing shows that a task isn't finished and will continue for some time into the future. In progress means you are still working on it and usually means you are close to doing the task.

Translations of "Ongoing"

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Other questions about "Ongoing"

Q: now ongoing Does this sound natural?
A: yes natural

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