go ahead
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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 proceed)
a. seguir adelante
The event will go ahead rain or shine.El evento seguirá adelante llueva o truene.
2. (to advance)
a. adelantarse
I'll stay here and wait for them; you go ahead.Yo me quedo aquí para esperarlos; tú adelántate.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
3. (imperative)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Can I have an apple? - Go ahead!¿Puedo tomar una manzana? - ¡Por supuesto!
Could I get by, please? - Yes, go ahead.¿Podría pasar, por favor? - Sí, adelante.
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go ahead
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (proceed)
a. seguir adelante
to go ahead with somethingseguir (adelante) con algo
may I say something? — go ahead¿puedo hablar? — adelante
2. (go in front)
a. ir delante
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go ahead
(carry on) seguir adelante;with con
the exhibition will go ahead as planned la exposición seguirá adelante tal y como estaba planeado
to go ahead with a plan/project
go (right) ahead! ¡adelante!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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