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go up
verb + adverb

Translation of go up in Spanish:

  • 1 1.1
    (ascend) (person)
    ascender [formal]
    (curtain) (Theatre)
    we went up onto the roof
    subimos al tejado
    going up! (in elevator)
    a cloud of dust went up
    se levantó una nube de polvo
    1.2 (approach)to go up (to somebody/something)
    acercarse (a alguien/algo)
    1.3 (toward the north) 1.4 (to another place) (esp British) I'm going up to London/town
    voy a Londres/a la ciudad
    1.5 (British) (to university)
    (at beginning of term) ir a la universidad
    (to begin studying) empezar la carrera (en Oxford o Cambridge)
  • 2 2.1
    (increase) (temperature/price/cost)
    eggs are going up again
    vuelven a subir los huevos
    to go up in price
    subir or aumentar de precio
    to go up in value
    to go up to something
    subir a algo
    I went up to 140 lbs
    engordé hasta llegar a pesar 140 libras
    2.2 (improve)
    she's gone up in my estimation
    ha ganado en mi estima
  • 3 (extend)to go up to somethingthe socks go up to my knees
    los calcetines me llegan a las rodillas
    the road only goes up as far as Brigville
    la carretera va or llega solo hasta Brigville
  • 4 4.1 (be built, erected) a church has gone up on that site
    se ha levantado una iglesia en aquel terreno
    4.2 (be put up) a notice has gone up in the hall
    han puesto un anuncio en el hall
  • 5
    (burst into flames) prenderse fuego
    (explode) estallar
    to go up in flames
  • 6 6.1 (be switched on)
    prenderse (Latin America)
    6.2 (be uttered)
    alzarse [formal]
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