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"Going" is a noun which is often translated as "la partida", and "coming" is an adjective which is often translated as "próximo". Learn more about the difference between "going" and "coming" below.
going(
go
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ihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (departure)
a. la partida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her going signaled the end of an era in the company.Su partida marcó el fin de una época en la empresa.
b. la marcha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The evil stepmother's going was a cause for celebration.La marcha de la malvada madrastra fue causa de celebración.
2. (condition of a path)
a. el camino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The snow made the going up the mountain difficult.La nieve hizo que el camino a la cima de la montaña fuera difícil.
b. la pista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(track)
The horse race was canceled because the going was muddy.La carrera de caballos se canceló porque la pista era un lodazal.
3. (progress)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm working on a project that is very slow going.Estoy trabajando en un proyecto que avanza muy lentamente.
The surgery was good going, and the patient is recovering well.La operación fue rápida y el paciente se está recuperando bien.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (current)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I refuse to pay more than the going price.Rehuso pagar más del precio corriente.
What's the going rate for a one-bedroom apartment in the city?¿Cuánto cuesta ahora un apartamento de una habitación en la ciudad?
5. (in operation)
a. en marcha
The bookstore continues to be a going business, even in the digital age.La librería sigue siendo un negocio en marcha, aun en la época digital.
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coming(
kuh
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mihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (approaching)
a. próximo
This coming summer, we will go to Spain.El próximo verano iremos a España.
b. que viene
The winners of the contest will be announced in the coming week.Los ganadores del concurso se anunciarán la semana que viene.
c. entrante (week, month or year)
They are getting married this coming June.Se van a casar este junio entrante.
d. venidero
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
The president is optimistic about the coming years.El presidente es optimista acerca de los años venideros.
2. (promising)
a. prometedor
Biodegradable plastic is a coming trend.El plástico biodegradable es una tendencia prometedora.
b. pujante
Coming young entrepreneurs are revolutionizing the IT sector.Jóvenes y pujantes empresarios están revolucionando el sector de la informática.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (arrival)
a. la llegada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The coming of immigrants is beneficial for the economy.La llegada de inmigrantes es beneficiosa para la economía.
b. la venida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Storks announce the coming of the spring.Las cigüeñas anuncian la venida de la primavera.
4. (religious)
a. el advenimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Many people claim to know when the second coming of Christ will occur.Muchos dicen saber cuándo sucederá el segundo advenimiento de Cristo.
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