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"Going" is a noun which is often translated as "la partida", and "I used to go" is a phrase which is often translated as "solía ir". Learn more about the difference between "going" and "I used to go" 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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I used to go(
ay
 
yust
 
tu
 
go
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. solía ir
I used to go to the library often as a kid.De niña, solía ir frecuentemente a la biblioteca.
b. iba
I used to go to the elementary school on the corner.Yo iba a la escuela primaria que está en la esquina.
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