go forward
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go forward(
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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. avanzar
The construction project won't be able to go forward until we obtain the permit from the city.El proyecto de construcción no podrá avanzar hasta que obtengamos el permiso de la ciudad.
b. progresar
If you want to go forward in your career, you should study another language.Si quieres progresar en tu carrera, debes estudiar otro idioma.
c. seguir adelante
John and Sara received the approval from their boss to go forward with the deal.John y Sara recibieron la aprobación de su jefe para seguir adelante con el trato.
2. (to move)
a. avanzar
You're parked pretty close to the car behind you; go forward a little bit.Estás estacionado bastante cerca del carro detrás de ti; avanza un poquito.
b. seguir adelante
Traffic won’t be allowed to go forward until the accident is cleaned up.El tráfico no podrá seguir adelante hasta que hayan despejado el accidente.
3. (to change in time)
a. adelantarse
You slept in last year when the clocks went forward; don't do it again this year!Te quedaste dormido el año pasado cuando se adelantaron los relojes, ¡no lo vuelvas a hacer este año!
4. (nautical)
a. ir hacia la proa
Go forward and strike the jib.Ve hacia la proa y arría el foque.
5. (to declare oneself)
a. presentarse
No one thought Don could win when he first went forward as a candidate.Nadie creía que Don pudiera ganar al principio cuando se presentó como candidato.
6. (to continue in a competition)
a. pasar
I'm sorry, but you won't be going forward to the final round. Please take off your apron.Lo siento, pero no pasarás a la última ronda. Por favor, quítate el delantal.
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go forward
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (move ahead) [+person, vehicle] avanzar
2 (change) [+clocks]
when do the clocks go forward? ¿cuándo se adelantan los relojes?
3 (proceed) (with sth) seguir adelante;with con
if we go forward with these radical proposals ... si seguimos adelante con estas propuestas radicales ...; if our present plans go forward, we'll have to take on more staff si nuestros planes actuales progresan or siguen adelante, tendremos que emplear a más personal
they are seeking a change in law to allow the project to go forward
(be put forward) [+suggestion] presentarse;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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