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"Go ahead" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "seguir adelante", and "sure" is an adjective which is often translated as "seguro". Learn more about the difference between "go ahead" and "sure" below.
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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 proceed)
a. seguir adelante
The event will go ahead rain or shine.El evento seguirá adelante llueva o truene.
2. (to advance)
a. adelantarse
I'll stay here and wait for them; you go ahead.Yo me quedo aquí para esperarlos; tú adelántate.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
3. (imperative)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Can I have an apple? - Go ahead!¿Puedo tomar una manzana? - ¡Por supuesto!
Could I get by, please? - Yes, go ahead.¿Podría pasar, por favor? - Sí, adelante.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (certain)
a. seguro
Are you sure that you want to eat another donut?¿Estás seguro de que quieras comer otra dona?
2. (confident)
a. seguro
Michael Jordan stepped onto the court, sure that he could beat Karl Malone.Michael Jordan entró a la cancha, seguro que podría vencer a Karl Malone.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (certainly)
a. de veras
Her new boyfriend sure is handsome.Su nuevo novio de veras es buenmozo.
b. de verdad
It sure is hot in the Sahara Desert.De verdad que hace calor en el desierto del Sahara.
c. sí que
It sure is coming down out there!¡Sí que está lloviendo afuera!
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4. (of course)
a. claro
Do you want to go to the movies? - Sure!¿Quieres ir al cine? - ¡Claro!
b. cómo no
Thanks for helping me out. - Sure!Gracias por ayudarme. - ¡Cómo no!
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