Quick answer
"Continue" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "continuar", and "turn right" is a phrase which is often translated as "gira a la derecha". Learn more about the difference between "continue" and "turn right" below.
continue(
kuhn
-
tihn
-
yu
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to resume)
a. continuar
The students continued their work after recess.Los estudiantes continuaron con su trabajo después del recreo.
b. reanudar
Let's continue this conversation after lunch.Reanudemos esta conversación después del almuerzo.
2. (to remain)
a. seguir
The ladies continued talking all afternoon.Las señoras siguieron platicando toda la tarde.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to resume)
a. continuar
The clinical trial will not continue after these problems.El ensayo clínico no continuará después de estos problemas.
4. (to remain)
a. seguir
The president of the United States will continue in office.El presidente de los Estados Unidos seguirá en su cargo.
5. (to extend)
a. continuar
The road continues through the mountains for another 100 km.El camino continúa por las montañas unos 100 km más.
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turn right(
tuhrn
 
rayt
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. gira a la derecha
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Turn right at the second traffic light and continue on Main Street until you see the park.Gira a la derecha en el segundo semáforo y sigue por Main Street hasta que veas el parque.
b. dobla a la derecha
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
To get to your classroom, turn right at the end of the hallway and walk to the third door on the left.Para llegar a tu clase, dobla a la derecha al final del pasillo y camina hasta la tercera puerta a la izquierda.
c. gire a la derecha
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Turn right at the next street and you'll see the musem.Gire a la derecha en la próxima calle y verá el museo.
d. doble a la derecha
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Turn right at the end of the road.Doble a la derecha al final de la calle.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. giren a la derecha (plural)
Cross the square and turn right.Crucen la plaza y giren a la derecha.
b. doblen a la derecha (plural)
Turn right after the park and you'll see the theater.Doblen a la derecha después del parque y verán el teatro.
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
3. (to go towards the right)
a. girar a la derecha
We turned right into the park.Giramos a la derecha y entramos en el parque.
b. doblar a la derecha
We drove to the end of the road and turned right.Conducimos al final de la calle y doblamos a la derecha.
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