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"Be going to" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "ir a", and "present simple" is a noun which is often translated as "el presente simple". Learn more about the difference between "be going to" and "present simple" below.
be going to(
bi
 
go
-
ihng
 
tu
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. ir a
Susan and Andrew are going to get married next month.Susan y Andrew van a casarse el mes que viene.
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present simple(
preh
-
zuhnt
 
sihm
-
puhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el presente simple
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The regular verbs in English only have two different forms in present simple.Los verbos regulares en inglés solo tienen dos formas diferentes en el presente simple.
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