Mang nghĩa "kéo dài, vẫn đang tiếp diễn"
=An ongoing situation has been happening for quite a long time and seems likely to continue for some time in the future.
IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:
- There is an ongoing debate on the issue.
- That research is ongoing.
- an ongoing discussion/investigation/study/process/project
- No agreement has yet been reached and the negotiations are still ongoing.
- We require ongoing care after discharge from hospital. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Chúng tôi yêu cầu sự chăm sóc tiếp tục sau khi xuất viện)