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"Going" is a noun which is often translated as "la partida", and "running" is a noun which is often translated as "correr". Learn more about the difference between "going" and "running" 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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running(
ruhn
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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. (sport)
a. correr
I took up running when I moved to the city.Empecé a correr cuando me mudé a la ciudad.
b. el jogging
(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).
Running is a good way of staying fit.El jogging es bueno para mantenerse en forma.
2. (operation)
a. el funcionamiento
(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).
(of a machine)
A power outage will obviously affect the running of the generator.Es evidente que un apagón afectará el funcionamiento del generador.
b. la gestión
(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).
(of a business or country)
She is in charge of the day-to-day running of the business.Ella se encarga de la gestión diaria del negocio.
c. la dirección
(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).
Its members are involved in the running of the center.Los miembros del centro están involucrados en su dirección.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (flowing)
a. corriente (water)
The house didn't have running water when we moved in.Cuando nos instalamos, la casa no tenía agua corriente.
b. supurante (sore)
Contact with the chemical had caused running sores on his arms.El contacto con la sustancia química le había producido llagas supurantes en los brazos.
4. (continuous)
a. continuo
For years there has been a running battle between the liberal and conservative wings of the party.Durante años ha habido una lucha continua entre las alas liberales y conservadoras del partido.
b. simultáneo (translation)
He provided a running translation of the senator's comments.Hizo una traducción simultánea de los comentarios del senador.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (consecutively)
a. consecutivo
He was elected for two terms running.Lo eligieron para dos legislaturas consecutivas.
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