Traducción de go en español:
intransitive verb 3rd person singular present goes past tense went past participle gone
- 1 1.1(to move, to travel)there she goeswho goes there? (Military) are you going my way?allá vawe can discuss it as we go¿vas hacia el mismo sitio que yo?can't you go any faster?podemos hablarlo en el caminokeep going till you come to …¿no puedes ir más rápido?we were going at 80 mphsiga hasta llegar a …the bus goes to the airportíbamos a 80 millas por horathe clothes go around and around in the machineel autobús va al aeropuertoshe knows where she's goingla ropa da vueltas y vueltas en la máquinawhere do we go from here?sabe lo que quiere1.2 (to start moving, acting) Ver ejemplos: go when the lights turn green¿y ahora qué hacemos?ready, (get) set, go!avanza or [colloquial] dale cuando el semáforo se ponga verdelet's go!preparados or en sus marcas, listos ¡ya!here goes!¡vamos!hold on tight and away o off we go¡allá vamos ( or voy etc)!here we go with the first questionagárrate fuerte que allá vamoshere we go again, what's he complaining about this time? [colloquial]aquí va la primera preguntathere you go [colloquial]otra vez con la misma historia ¿y ahora de qué se queja?(handing something over)toma or aquí tienes(something is ready)don't go telling everybody [colloquial]ya está or listogo to o for it! [colloquial]no vayas a contárselo a todo el mundo
- 2also: past participle gone/been2.1(to travel to)to go to Franceshe's gone to Franceir a Franciashe's been to Francese ha ido a FranciaI have never been abroadha estado en Franciawhere are you going?no he estado nunca en el extranjerowhere has she gone?¿adónde vas?to go by car/bus/plane¿adónde se ha ido?to go on foot/horsebackir en coche/autobús/aviónto go for a walk/driveir a pie/a caballothe phone's ringing — I'll goir a dar un paseo/una vuelta en cocheto go to the bank/office/dentistestá sonando el teléfono — voy yoto go to +ir al banco/a la oficina/al dentista
infinitivethey've gone to see the exhibitionir a+ infinitivethey've been to see the exhibition(se) han ido a ver la exposiciónto gohan visitado la exposiciónhan estado en la exposición and+ infinitivego and see what she wantsir a+ infinitivego fetch me the hammer (American English)anda or vete a ver qué quiere2.2anda or vete a buscar el martillo(to attend)to go tosomethingto go to a lecture/concert/playir aalgoto go to work/school/churchir a una conferencia/a un concierto/al teatroto go on a training courseir a trabajar/a la escuela/a la iglesiato go on a diethacer un curso de capacitaciónto goponerse a régimen -ingto go swimming/huntingir a+ infinitive2.3 (to visit the toilet) [euphemistic]ir a nadar/cazarir al baño or al lavabo [euphemistic]Oraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- You may notice that you need to pass water more often; have very little warning before you need to go, and sometimes do not reach the lavatory in time.
- ‘Why can't you control yourself?’ ‘How can you, when you want to go? I'm sorry.’
- She has also developed a device for older children that reminds them to wash their hands after going to the loo.
- She regularly goes to the movies and attends film festivals.
- This isn't surprising, though, since attending church is like going to the theatre.
- More often than not, she attends opening ceremonies, goes to parties, meets people and takes part in charity work for the local community.
- 3 (to attempt, to make as if to) Ver ejemplos:to go to +
infinitiveI went to open the door and …ir a+ infinitivefui a abrir la puerta y …
- 4(to leave, to depart) (visitor)irsemarcharse (especially Spain)(bus/train)I thought he'd never gowell, I must be going the boss will be sorry to see you gocreí que no se iba a ir nuncawhat time does the bus go?el jefe va a lamentar que te vayas¿a qué hora sale el autobús?Oraciones de ejemplo
- The next day Phil phoned me asking what had happened as he'd blanked out in the pub and when he came round everyone had gone.
- After some time, he came over to me and said that we must be going now - we had to meet someone.
- I really must be going, but before I do there are some things you need to know.
- 5 5.1(to elapse) (moment/time/days)the years of plenty have well and truly goneit's just gone nine o'clock (British English)no cabe duda de que se ha acabado el tiempo de las vacas gordas5.2son las nueve pasadas(to wear off, to disappear) (headache/fear)pasarse or irse + me/te/le etc(energy/confidence/determination)has the pain gone?where has respect for one's elders gone?¿se te ( or le etc) ha pasado or ido el dolor?my briefcase has gone!¿dónde está el respeto a los mayores?¡me ha desaparecido el maletín!Oraciones de ejemplo5.3
(to be used up)acabarse(to be spent) (money/food)what do you spend it all on? — I don't know, it just goesirsethe money/cream has all gone¿en qué te lo gastas? — no sé, se (me) va como el aguato gose ha acabado el dinero/la crema
- Those golden days, if they ever existed, are long gone in most professional sports.
- The days of a manager commanding respect from his players simply because of who he is are long gone if they ever existed at all.
- The a la carte menu's gone and she now serves traditional, home-cooked grub.
onsomethinghalf his salary goes on drink$150 a week goes on foodla mitad del sueldo se le va en bebidaall gone!150 dólares semanales se van en comida¡ya está!Oraciones de ejemplo
- Will was alarming me more and more with every second that went past.
- Anyway, this week went by fairly smoothly.
- With just over four minutes gone it was again level at 24 apiece.
- 6 6.1 (to be disposed of) Ver ejemplos: that sofa will have to gopresumably this partition will gonos vamos ( or se van etc) a tener que deshacer de ese sofáeither the cats go or I gosupongo que esta mampara va a desaparecerif she goes I goo se van los gatos o me voy yoSmith must go!si la echan a ella, yo también me voy6.2¡fuera Smith!(to be sold)the bread has all gonevendersethe painting went for £1,000no queda panel pan se ha vendido todogoing, going, goneel cuadro se vendió en 1.000 librassorry, but the room has gonea la una, a las dos, vendidolo siento pero la habitación ya está alquilada
- 7 7.1(to cease to function, to wear out) (bulb/fuse)fundirse(thermostat/fan/exhaust)her memory/eyesight is goingestropearsethe brakes went as we …le está fallando or está perdiendo la memoria/la vistathe brakes have gonelos frenos fallaron cuando …my knee has gone againlos frenos no funcionanmy legs went (from under me)ando mal de la rodilla otra vezsuddenly, the picture wentme fallaron las piernasthese jeans are going at the kneesde repente desapareció la imagen7.2 (to die) [colloquial] we've all got to go sometimeestos vaqueros tienen las rodillas gastadasa todos nos llega la horaOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- I think possibly his death might have been a little easier to handle because I was young and I didn't quite understand but when my grandfather went it hit me like a ton of bricks just because I was that bit older and I know he wasn't coming back.
- But when I'm gone it will be taken from my estate.
- Long after I'm gone, some kid can walk into a place and see an image of me and read what I did in the NFL.
- The house did not suffer any structural damage but when the lightning hit the house there was an enormous bang, the fuses blew and the power went.
- I was riding my scooter down a steep hill, with a pillion passenger on the back, when the brake cable went.
- The electricity is gone, and food and water are running out.
- 9(to turn out, to proceed, to progress)if everything goes wellhow are things going?si todo va or marcha or sale bienhow did the interview go?¿cómo van or andan las cosas?how goes it? [colloquial]¿qué tal estuvo la entrevista?¿cómo te ( or le etc) fue en la entrevista?so it goes¿qué tal? [colloquial]así son las cosasOraciones de ejemplo
- Then I went off to do my gig in Bristol, which went pretty well.
- His meeting must have gone well because he looked a whole lot happier now then when he left.
- Things are going smoothly at the moment.
- 11 11.1 11.2(to extend) (roads/railroad lines)it only goes as far as Croydonto go from … to … (prices/ages/period)solo va or llega hasta Croydonthe first volume goes from A to Kir de … a … or desde … hasta …the belt won't go around my waistel primer tomo va or abarca de la A a la Kel cinturón no me da para la cinturaOraciones de ejemplo
- We opened the bridge that goes across the river so people can go back and forth.
- The mirror went all the way up to the ceiling and was just as wide as it was tall.
- Her black hair went down to her shoulders and looked as though she had her own person stylist come in and do it every morning.
- 12 12.1 (to contribute to) Ver ejemplos:to go to +
infinitiveeverything that goes to make a good schoolthat just goes to prove my pointtodo lo que contribuye a que una escuela sea buenatodo lo que hace que una escuela sea buenait just goes to show: we can't leave them on their owneso confirma lo que yo decía or prueba que tengo razón12.2 (to be used) Ver ejemplos:to goestá visto que no los podemos dejar solosesto demuestra que no los podemos dejar solos towardsomething/to + infinitiveall their savings are going toward the tripthe money will go to pay the workmenvan a gastar todos sus ahorros en el viajeel dinero se usará para pagar a los obrerosOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- The money had gone in excessive compensation and unapproved bonuses, fees and loans.
- Perhaps that is the reason why no one knows where the billion dollars in aid money went.
- But what if you don't have a say about where your tax money goes?
- Much of Murray's efforts have gone towards trying to raise money from the private sector.
- All proceeds from the venture are going towards the new Community Centre in Loughglynn.
- The income goes towards maintaining the buildings and the estate.
- 13 13.1(to function, to work) (heater/engine/clock)the radio was going full blastto have a lot going for onela radio estaba puesta a todo volumento have something goinghe had something going with one of his studentstener muchos puntos a favorwe've got a good thing going heretenía algo con una de sus alumnas13.2to get goingthe car's OK once it gets goingesto marcha muy bienI find it hard to get going in the morningsel coche marcha bien una vez que arrancaonce he gets going on politics, there's no stopping himme cuesta mucho entrar en acción por la mañanait's late, we'd better get goingcuando se pone a hablar de política, no hay quien lo parewe tried to get a fire goinges tarde, más vale que nos vayamoswe need some music to get the party goingtratamos de hacer fuegoto get somebody goingall this stupid nonsense really gets me goinghace falta un poco de música para animar la fiestaa few jokes should get the audience goingestas estupideces me sacan de quicioonly a black coffee gets me going in the morningcon unos cuantos chistes, seguro que el público se anima13.3 (to continue to function) Ver ejemplos: to keep goingyo necesito un café por la mañana para entrar en acción(to continue without stopping)if we can keep going until December, sales may pick up againkeep going, we're nearly there to keep a project goingsi podemos aguantar hasta diciembre, puede ser que las ventas repuntenI tried desperately to keep the conversation goingmantener a flote un proyectoit's only your love that keeps me goingintenté por todos los medios que no decayera la conversaciónes tu amor lo que me da fuerzas para seguir (adelante)Oraciones de ejemplo
- If you plan to keep the car until it won't go anymore, it doesn't matter if you get a 2003 or a 2004. Just buy something you like enough to drive for 10 years or more.
- Ok Bobby, keep the engine going and I'll be back in a few minutes.
- But for the past week I have struggled to get this clock to go.
- 14(to continue, to last out)the noise was still going after four hoursthe club's been going for 12 years nowa las cuatro horas, todavía seguía el ruidothis strike's already been going for too longel club lleva 12 años funcionandohow long can you go before you need a break?esta huelga ha durado ya demasiadowe can go for weeks never seeing a soul¿cuánto aguantas sin descansar?camels can go for weeks without waterpodemos estar or pasar semanas enteras sin ver un almalos camellos pueden pasar or resistir semanas sin aguaOraciones de ejemplo
- But something other than money, even vast piles of it, keeps Bond going.
- All cooking was done over an open fire, which also their source of heat and which was kept going all the year round.
- The organisation promotes physical activity and health through country walking, and the money will keep it going for the next year.
- 15(to be worded) (poem/prayer/theorem)… as the old saying goes… or so the story goes… como dice or reza el refrántheir argument goes as follows …… o eso dicenhow does the song go?ellos argumentan lo siguiente …¿cómo es la (letra/música de la) canción?Oraciones de ejemplo
- There's an old Jefferson Airplane song that goes something like ‘Don't you want somebody to love’.
- Stop the funding, the theory goes, and the projects won't happen.
- Education, so the argument goes, is about empowerment - about increasing students' confidence by making them feel good about themselves.
- 16 16.1(to sound) (bell/siren)16.2(to make a sound, a movement)ducks go quacklos patos hacen 'cuac, cuac'Oraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- Clara, still with no idea where she was going, went to ask the boy for directions.
- I had a two-hour break between classes and went to the pub - I drank three pints and went home and crashed on the couch.
- We said hi and then they went on their way, and I got on my bus and went home.
- This is due to an unfortunate event affecting our home computer - basically, it went bang.
- They used a flash grenade, it went bang and the whole place lit up.
- The elevator went ping and the doors opened.
- 17 17.1 (to become) Ver ejemplos: to go blind/deafto go crazy to go mouldy (British English)quedarse ciego/sordoto go sourenmohecerseto go paleagriarseponerse agrioher face went redponerse pálidothe bread's gone hardse puso coloradamy sister has gone vegetarian/punkel pan está duroeverything suddenly went quietmi hermana se ha hecho vegetariana/punkthe phone suddenly went deadde repente se hizo un silencio totalthe city has gone Democraticde repente se cortó la comunicación17.2 (to be, to remain) Ver ejemplos: to go barefoot/naked/armedla ciudad se ha volcado a los demócratasthey went hungryir or andar descalzo/desnudo/armadoit'll go unnoticedpasaron hambreit goes by the name of Surfaxva a pasar desapercibidose conoce con el nombre de Surfax
- 18 18.1(to have a place)(to fit)where does this chair go?the piano won't go through the door¿dónde va esta silla?→ go in, → go into 18.2 (to be divisible) Ver ejemplos: 5 into 11 won't o doesn't goel piano no va a pasar or caber por la puerta8 into 32 goes 4 (times)11 no es divisible por 532 entre 8 cabe a 4Oraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- We've sent them E-mails explaining what goes where.
- My cases go in the cupboard under the stairs.
- Glasses go right side up in the cupboard.
- On the corner Agnes, Will, and Casper were waiting by a large mailbox and Agnes was trying to fit her head through the tiny slot where the mail goes.
- Slowly pour the liquid until the reservoir is close to full (basically to the point where no more liquid goes in).
- ‘It's like a key to a door,’ he says. ‘You're sure you've got the right key. But it just won't go in the damned lock.’
- 19 19.1 (to be available) (only in -ing form) I'll take any job that's goingis there any coffee going?estoy dispuesto a aceptar el trabajo que sea or cualquier trabajo que me ofrezcanwhat will you have? — whatever's going¿hay café?at the time it was the best treatment going¿qué quieres tomar? — lo que haya or lo que me ofrezcas19.2 (to be in general) Ver ejemplos: it's not expensive as dishwashers goen ese momento era el mejor tratamiento que habíano es caro, para lo que cuestan los lavavajillas
- 20 20.1 (to be permitted) Ver ejemplos: anything goes20.2 (to be obeyed, believed) Ver ejemplos: what the boss says goestodo valecualquier cosa está bien20.3 that shirt and that tie don't really golo que dice el jefe, va a misa→ go together, → go withesa camisa no pega or no va or no queda bien con esa corbataOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- Its aroma is very full-bodied and complex, and it went deliciously well in this soup.
- Salmon and pasta really go well together - once again, it's a texture thing.
- Acidic foods and acidic wines often go well together; like a salad and Beaujolais.
- Who says that art and commerce don't go together?
- Drum, who holds a journalism degree from California State University, admits to ‘some doubt about whether blogging and professional journalism can go together’.
- For adults the back to school date signals an end to summer and all that goes with it - normality has returned.
- 21to let o [colloquial] leave go let go! you're hurting me!to let o [colloquial] leave go of something/somebody¡suelta or suéltame, que me haces daño!let go of my handsoltar algo/a alguienlet go of me!suéltame la manoto let something/somebody golet me go or I'll scream!¡suéltame!¡déjame!my parents wouldn't let me go to the party¡suéltame o grito!we'll let it go this timemis padres no me dejaron ir a la fiestashe's really let the garden/her French gopor esta vez lo pasaremos por altoDavis Corp has let its entire research department go [euphemistic]ha descuidado mucho el jardín/su francéstiene el jardín/su francés muy abandonadohe's really let himself go since his wife diedDavis Corp ha despedido a todo el departamento de investigaciónwe all have to let (ourselves) go once in a whilese ha abandonado totalmente desde que murió su mujera todo el mundo le hace bien soltarse la melena de vez en cuando [colloquial]
transitive verb 3rd person singular present goes past tense went past participle gone
- 2 (to say) [colloquial] that's enough of that, he goes—ya está bueno —diceOraciones de ejemplo
- I was still sat there when this cop comes up and goes, ‘You best be clearing off and getting home son.’
- Then this punk is like talking to his teacher, and the teacher goes, ‘You've got no grip on reality do you boy?’
- So I kind of went ‘yeah, good to meet you’, and he turned around and I never said another word to him; he couldn't have cared less!
auxiliary verb (only in -ing form) 3rd person singular present goes past tense went past participle gone
- 1.1 (expressing intention) Ver ejemplos:to be going to +
infinitiveI'm going to buy a new shirtir a+ infinitiveI was just going to make some coffeeme voy a comprar una camisa nuevadon't deny it! — I wasn't going toiba a or estaba por hacer caféwe've been going to buy a new car for years¡no lo niegues! — no pensaba hacerlo1.2llevamos años diciendo que nos vamos a comprar un coche nuevo(to express the near future)I'm going to be sickir a+ infinitivethis peace is not going to lastvoy a devolverthere's going to be trouble when he finds outesta paz no va a durarcuando se entere, se va a armar lío
noun plural goes
- 1 countable 1.1 (attempt) Ver ejemplos: he emptied the bottle at o in one goshe succeeded in lifting it at the third govació la botella de un tirón or de una sentada [colloquial]the engine started (at the) first goconsiguió levantarlo al tercer intentogoel motor arrancó a la primera
atsomething/ -ingit's my first go at writing for radiohave a goes la primera vez que escribo para la radioI want to have a go at learning Arabicprueba a verinténtalohere, let me have a goquiero intentar aprender árabeI had several goes at persuading her to staytrae, déjame que pruebe yoI've had a good go at the kitchenintenté varias veces convencerla de que se quedarait's no gole he dado una buena pasada or un buen repaso a la cocinato give something a go (British English)es imposibleto have a go at somebody [colloquial]she had a go at me for not having told herintentar algowe were itching to have a go at the enemyse la agarró conmigo por no habérselo dicho [colloquial]to make a go of somethingestábamos deseando enfrentarnos con el enemigoshe's making a go of the businesssacar algo adelante1.2 (turn) Ver ejemplos: whose go is it?está sacando adelante el negocioit's my go¿a quién le toca?you have to miss two goesme toca a mítienes que estar dos vueltas or turnos sin jugarOraciones de ejemplo1.3 (chance to use) Ver ejemplos: can I have a go on your typewriter?
¿me dejas probar tu máquina de escribir?Oraciones de ejemplo
- I listened… for a while… then kinda got tired so I zoned out a bit until it was my go.
- If the next person cannot play then the person whose go it is must pick up.
- You can have a go on the swings in the village.
- What with it being a double roll-over on Saturday I had had a couple of goes and when I checked my numbers on Sunday I realised my lucky dip line had won me ten pounds.
- It is something I have always wanted to have a go at and the noise it makes is fantastic.
- I worked for a while as a deputy manager of a leisure centre, but then I decided to have a go at what I always wanted to do, becoming a police officer.
- 2 uncountable (energy, drive) it was all go at the office as usual(to be) on the goI've been on the go all morning he's got three jobs on the go (British English)aquello era de locos como siempre en la oficina [colloquial]to keep somebody on the goestá haciendo tres trabajos a la veztener a alguien en danza [colloquial]Oraciones de ejemplo
- Physically, he is a wonderful man…very wiry, and full of energy and go.
- The Yaris is a young driver's car and one that will please both the boy-racers and the ladies who expect their city car to have a bit of go and a bit of show.
- I'm looking for people with a bit of go about them, who enjoy an adventure, are fit and motivated to work and who are prepared to use their initiative.
- (predicative) all systems gotodo listo or luz verde para despegarOraciones de ejemplo
- Eat less than 1,200 calories a day - the minimum amount most women need to keep all systems go - and you will likely burn lean muscle mass instead of fat.
- It is all systems go here in Dublin. We have moved into new premises and are commencing our advertising and marketing campaign.
Verbos con partícula
- 1verb + adverb 1.1→ go around 1 1, → go around 1 2 1.2 (Nautical) 2verb + preposition + object 2.1 you'll be able to persuade them if you go about it the right way
- 1verb + adverb 1.1
- he went at it as if his life depended on it
- 1 1.1
- I am not going back on my promise
- 1verb + preposition + object
- 1verb + adverb 1.1
- 1 1.1
- to go down with flu
- 1 1.1 (head toward, reach for) Ver ejemplos: when she gets home, she goes straight for the gin
- 1.1 (stride onward) Ver ejemplos: go forth and preach the gospel
- 1.1 the winners go forward to the final
- 1 1.1
- I'll go in with you on Dad's present
- 1verb + adverb 1.1
- 1verb + adverb 1.1
- (approach) (British English) she's going on for 65
- 1 1.1
- my heart goes out to you (in sympathy)
- 1verb + preposition + object 1.1
- the bus went right past (me) without stopping
- → go around
- 1verb + preposition + object 1.1
- 1 1.1 lamb and mint sauce go well together
- 1 1.1
- 1 1.1 (be compatible with) Ver ejemplos: this sauce goes well with hamburgers
- 1.1verb + preposition + object
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