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"Go straight" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "seguir derecho", and "turn left" is a phrase which is often translated as "gira a la izquierda". Learn more about the difference between "go straight" and "turn left" below.
go straight(
go
 
streyt
)
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 continue in a straight line)
a. seguir derecho
Go straight when you get to the stoplight.Sigue derecho cuando llegas al semáforo.
2. (to go directly)
a. ir directamente
I told him to go straight to school.Le dije que vaya directamente al colegio.
3. (to stop being a criminal)
a. ir por el camino recto
Since he came out of prison, his wife has convinced him to go straight.Desde que salió de la cárcel, su esposa lo ha convencido para que vaya por el camino recto
b. enmendarse
He found it impossible to go straight and was soon back in prison.Le resultó imposible enmendarse y pronto volvió a la cárcel.
c. llevar una vida honrada
Give him an opportunity to go straight before you start criticizing.Dale una oportunidad de llevar una vida honrada antes de empezar a criticarlo.
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turn left(
tuhrn
 
lehft
)
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 izquierda
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 left at the next traffic light.Gira a la izquierda en el próximo semáforo.
b. dobla a la izquierda
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)
Go straight on till the movie theater, then turn left.Sigue derecho hasta el cine, luego dobla a la izquierda.
c. gire a la izquierda
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 left after the park.Gire a la izquierda después del parque.
d. doble a la izquierda
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Go to the end of the road and turn left.Siga hasta el final de la calle y doble a la izquierda.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. giren a la izquierda (plural)
Go out of the hotel and turn left.Salgan del hotel y giren a la izquierda.
b. doblen a la izquierda (plural)
Go to the end of the corridor and turn left.Vayan hasta el final del pasillo y doblen a la izquierda.
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 left)
a. girar a la izquierda
Should we turn left or right?¿Giramos a la izquierda o la derecha?
b. doblar a la izquierda
We turned left at the junction.Doblamos a la izquierda en el cruce.
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