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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 go somewhere)
2. (to agree; used with "with")
a. estar de acuerdo
Charles doesn't seem to have any opinions of his own. He always goes along with what everyone else says.Parece que Charles no tiene opiniones propias. Siempre está de acuerdo con lo que dicen los demás.
3. (to acquiesce; used with "with")
4. (to proceed)
5. (to progress)
Those seedlings I planted out are going along well.Estas plantas de semillero que trasplanté van bien.
Things were going along just fine without him.Las cosas marchaban muy bien sin él.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It was obvious he didn't know anything about the subject. He just made it up as he went along.Era evidente que no sabía nada del tema. Lo iba inventando mientras hablaba.
Let's get started already. We can sort out any problems as we go along.Empecemos ya. Podemos sortear los problemas sobre la marcha.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
to do something as one goes alonghacer algo sobre la marcha
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
1 (proceed) seguir
I'll tell you as we go along te lo diré de camino; Cordy's having a party, shall we go along? Cordy da una fiesta, ¿vamos?; why don't you go along and see your doctor? ¿por qué no vas al médico?; check as you go along ve corrigiendo sobre la marcha; I'm learning as I go along voy aprendiendo poco a poco; things are going along nicely las cosas marchan bien
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