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"Go through" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "pasar por", and "get over" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "cruzar". Learn more about the difference between "go through" and "get over" below.
go through(
go
 
thru
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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
1. (to suffer)
a. pasar por
I went through a rough patch last year, but my girlfriend helped me get through it.Pasé por una mala racha el año pasado, pero mi novia me ayudó a superarla.
b. atravesar
If we don't go through any difficulty in life, we will never learn and grow.Si no atravesamos dificultades en la vida, nunca podremos aprender y crecer.
2. (to search)
a. revisar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I'm going through these boxes trying to find pictures of my parents.Estoy revisando estas cajas tratando de encontrar fotos de mis padres.
b. registrar
The officer went through my car, but he didn't find anything.El agente registró mi carro, pero no encontró nada.
3. (to perform)
a. cumplir
There are certain formalities you have to go through to become a citizen.Hay ciertas formalidades que hay que cumplir para llegar a ser ciudadano.
4. (to cross)
a. atravesar
We went through Chicago but didn't have time to stop.Atravesamos Chicago pero no tuvimos tiempo para parar.
5. (to examine)
a. examinar
I went through your record and couldn't find the credit you're talking about.Examiné sus antecedentes y no pude encontrar el crédito al que usted se refiere.
b. repasar
She went through the book looking for information about mitochondria.Repasó el libro en busca de información sobre las mitocondrias.
6. (to consume)
a. gastar
You've already gone through all the money you won at the casino!¡Ya gastaste todo el dinero que ganaste en el casino!
b. acabar con
We go through a gallon of milk a day in this family.Acabamos con un galón de leche por día en esta familia.
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
7. (to be approved)
a. aprobarse (purchase)
Please leave the card in the reader until the transaction goes through.Por favor, deje la tarjeta en el lector hasta que se apruebe la transacción.
b. ser aprobado (law)
If this bill goes through, many middle-class Americans will lose their jobs.Si este proyecto de ley es aprobado, muchos estadounidenses de clase media perderán su trabajo.
c. llevarse a cabo (deal)
The telecommunications deal finally went through on Friday.El acuerdo de telecomunicaciones se llevó a cabo por fin el viernes.
8. (to proceed)
a. pasar
Once you've filled out the form, you can go through to see the doctor.Una vez que haya llenado el formulario, puede pasar a ver al doctor.
9. (to wear out)
a. gastarse
My pants are going through in the knees.Estos pantalones se me están gastando en las rodillas.
b. agujerarse
The butt of your jeans is starting to go through.El trasero de tus vaqueros está empezando a agujerarse con el uso.
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get over(
gehd
 
o
-
vuhr
)
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
1. (to cross)
a. cruzar (river)
It will be difficult to get over the river because the heavy rainfall has increased the speed of the current.Será difícil cruzar el río porque las lluvias fuertes han aumentado la velocidad de la corriente.
The hikers were not able to cross the snowy path.Los excursionistas no lograron cruzar el sendero cubierto de nieve.
b. atravesar (hill)
We'll reach the village once we get over this hill.Alcanzaremos la villa una vez que atravesemos esta colina.
c. pasar por encima de (wall, fence)
If we can get over the fence without the guards seeing us, then we'll be free.Si podemos pasar por encima de la valla sin que nos vean los guardias, estaremos libres.
2. (to recover from)
a. recuperarse de (an illness)
It took her a month to get over her mono.Tardó un mes en recuperarse de la mononucleosis.
b. superar (loss, problem, illness)
Anabelle never got over the death of her father.Anabelle nunca superó la muerte de su padre.
c. reponerse de (an illness)
Just as soon as I get over this cold, I'll be able to go back to work.Tan pronto como me reponga de este resfriado, podré volver a trabajar.
d. olvidar (a relationship or resentment)
"You expect me to just get over it when he hasn't even apologized?" she screamed."¿Esperas que lo olvide así como nada cuando él no me ha pedido perdón?", gritó ella.
e. sobreponerse a (shock or grief)
He was excited to be a father once he got over the shock.Una vez que se sobrepuso a la impresión, lo entusiasmó la idea de ser padre.
3. (to accept)
a. creer
I still can't get over how delicious this wine is.Todavía no puedo creer lo bueno que está este vino.
4. (to carry across)
a. pasar al otro lado
How are we going to get this heavy treasure chest over this chasm?¿Cómo vamos a pasar este cofre pesado al otro lado de este abismo?
5. (to communicate) (United Kingdom)
a. transmitir
I've tried to tell him several times, but I just can't get my point of view over.He tratado de decirle varias veces, pero no acabo de transmitirle mi punto de vista.
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
6. (to travel)
a. venir (arriving)
Whenever you get over to this part of town, give us a call.Llámanos cuando vengas a esta parte de la ciudad.
b. ir (leaving)
We may get over to the party, but we still have a lot of work to do at home.Quizás podremos ir a la fiesta, pero aún nos queda mucho trabajo por hacer en casa.
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