"Shine" needs an additional definition as a phrasal verb.

Noob here. I hope this is where suggestions can be submitted.

"Shine" is listed with one phrasal-verb listing: "shine through."

Suggestion: an additional entry for "shine on" as a phrasal verb.

Although it's often associated with Pink Floyd, its usage as a PV goes back to at least the late 16th century.

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  • DavidCrosbieDavidCrosbie ✭✭✭
    edited January 7

    Shine through is included in dictionaries because it's an idiom.

    Shine on simply means 'continue to shine'. The adverb on is added to lots of verbs, bringing with it the same meaning. For example: walk on, read on, play on, sing on...

    In each case the meaning of the collocation is simply the meaning of the verb and the meaning of on.
    I don't think any of them are in a dictionary.

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