Quick answer
"Come" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "venir", and "go in" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "entrar". Learn more about the difference between "come" and "go in" below.
come(
kuhm
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to move toward)
a. venir
Come over here and show me your drawing.Ven aquí y enséñame tu dibujo.
b. acercarse
Come and talk to Santa.Acércate y habla con Santa.
2. (to reach a destination)
a. llegar
He always comes to work late and leaves early.Siempre llega tarde al trabajo y se va temprano.
b. venir
They came to class without books or pens.Vinieron a la clase sin libros ni plumas.
c. ir
All right! I'm coming!¡Bueno, ya voy!
3. (to accompany)
a. ir
I can come with you after work if you like.Podría ir contigo después del trabajo si quieres.
4. (to occur)
a. llegar
Hurricane season came later that year.La época de huracanes llegó un poco más tarde ese año.
5. (to be packaged)
a. venir
The crackers come in a box.Las galletas vienen en una caja.
6. (to reach)
a. llegar
Those pants don't even come to your ankles.Ese pantalón ni te llega a los tobillos.
7. (to reach a condition)
a. llegar a
I have come to understand that you can't force things.He llegado a comprender que no puedes forzar las cosas.
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to have an orgasm)
a. correrse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
He took a long time to come.Tardó mucho en correrse.
b. acabar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Did you come already?¿Ya acabaste?
c. venirse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She came really quickly.Se vino muy rápido.
9. (to become)
a. hacerse
Her dream of being a singer never came true.Su sueño de ser cantante nunca se hizo realidad.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The button has come loose, and I can't find it.El botón se ha soltado, y no puedo encontrarlo.
When the knot came undone, the sail fell into the sea.Al deshacerse el nudo, la vela cayó al mar.
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go in
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. (to enter)
a. entrar
It's starting to rain; we'd better go in.Está empezando a llover; mejor que entremos.
2. (to fit)
a. caber en
Nothing else will go in the cart. It's too full.Ya no cabe nada más en el carrito. Está demasiado lleno.
3. (to be installed)
a. ser instalado
We're still waiting for the new toilet to go in so that we can use this bathroom.Todavía estamos esperando que el inodoro nuevo sea instalado para que podamos usar este baño.
b. ser montado
There's a coffee shop going in where that real estate agency was.Será montada una cafetería donde antes había una agencia inmobiliaria.
4. (to go to work)
a. ir a trabajar
My boss called and asked me to go in early today.Mi jefa me llamó para pedirme que fuera a trabajar temprano hoy.
5. (to be understood)
a. entrar en la cabeza
I've been studying organic chemistry for eight hours now; I don't think any more is going in.Llevo ocho horas ya estudiando química orgánica; no creo que me entre más en la cabeza.
6. (to join)
a. ingresar
My father wanted me to go in the army, but I'm a pacifist.Mi padre quería que ingresara en el ejército, pero soy pacifista.
b. entrar
Wes had no idea what a transformative experience it would be when he went in the marines.Wes no tenía ni idea cuán transformadora sería la experiencia cuando entró en los marines.
7. (to enter combat)
a. atacar
The two officers bringing up the rear covered the rest when they went in.Los dos agentes que iban a la retaguardia cubrieron a los demás cuando cuando atacaron.
8. (to enter the goal)
a. entrar
The goalie couldn't believe that the ball had gone in between his legs.El portero no podía creer que el balón hubiera entrado por debajo de sus piernas.
9. (to go to the hospital)
a. ingresar
That cut looks really bad. I think you need to go in to the hospital.Esa cortada tiene mala pinta. Creo que debes ingresar al hospital.
10. (to become obscured) (United Kingdom)
a. ocultarse
The sun suddenly went in, and Zeus appeared on a cloud hurling bolts of thunder.De repente, se ocultó el sol y apareció Zeus sobre una nube, lanzando rayos.
b. esconderse
The night went completely black when the moon went in.Al esconderse la luna, la noche se tornó completamente oscura.
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