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"Go past" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "pasar", and "along" is a preposition which is often translated as "a lo largo de". Learn more about the difference between "go past" and "along" 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 go by)
a. pasar
Did you see my brother go past earlier?¿Viste a mi hermano pasar antes?
2. (to transpire)
a. pasar
As the weeks went past, Luke called less and less.Al paso que pasaban las semanas, Luke llamaba cada vez menos.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
3. (to go by)
a. pasar por
The bus goes past our house.El bus pasa por nuestra puerta.
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (tracing the length of)
a. a lo largo de
There is a creek that runs along the northern side of our town.Hay un arroyo que corre a lo largo de la parte norte de nuestro pueblo.
b. por
I'm going to walk along this path until I reach the end.Voy a caminar por este camino hasta que llegue al final.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (further down)
a. más adelante
The house you're looking for is along this road to the left.La casa que buscan está más adelante en esta calle a mano izquierda.
3. (with someone)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Feel free to bring your significant others along on the trip.Siéntanse con plena libertad de traer a sus parejas en el viaje.
I invited her for a romantic dinner, and she brought a friend along.La invité a una cena romántica, y se trajo a una amiga.
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