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"De pie" is an adverb which is often translated as "standing", and "ir a" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to go to". Learn more about the difference between "de pie" and "ir a" below.
de pie(
deh
 
pyeh
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (position)
a. standing
Ya no quedaban asientos y tuve que quedarme de pie toda la conferencia.There were no seats left, so I had to remain standing throughout the whole lecture.
b. on your feet
Has estado de pie todo el día; debes de estar cansada.You have been on your feet all day; you must be tired.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative)
a. stand
El juez ha entrado a la sala. Todos de pie, por favor.The judge has entered the room. All stand, please.
b. stand up
¡De pie, he dicho! ¡No quiero ver a nadie sentado!I said, stand up! I don't want to see anybody sitting!
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ir a(
eer
 
ah
)
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 go to a place)
a. to go to
¿Vas a ir a la fiesta el sábado?Are you going to go to the party on Saturday?
Debes ir a la escuela antes de que se haga más tarde.You should go to school before it gets any later.
2. (used to express intentionality)
a. to go
¿Puedes ir a preguntarle a tu hermano si quiere cenar?Can you go and ask your brother if he wants to have dinner?
b. to be going to
Voy a regar el jardín cuando baje el sol.I'm going to water the garden when the sun goes down.
irse a
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
3. (to depart for)
a. to go to
¿Dónde están María y Ana? - Se han ido a la playa.Where are Maria and Ana? - They've gone to the beach.
b. to leave for
¿Cuáles son sus planes? - El lunes nos vamos a Ámsterdam y el martes volaremos a Ciudad del Cabo.What are your plans? - We're leaving for Amsterdam on Monday and we'll fly to Cape Town on Tuesday.
4. (used to express intentionality)
a. to be going to
Me voy a sentar en este banco porque estoy muy cansada.I'm going to sit on this bench because I'm very tired.
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