go into
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to enter)
a. entrar en
Hugo was very nervous as he went into the principal's office.Hugo estaba muy nervioso cuando entró en el despacho del director.
b. entrar a
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
An inspector went into both of the factories yesterday.Un inspector entró a las dos fábricas ayer.
c. meterse en
The reporter went into the building by the back door.El reportero se metió en el edificio por la puerta trasera.
2. (to begin)
a. empezar
The economy went into a period of sustained growth.La economía empezó un periodo de crecimiento sostenido.
b. entrar en
The mother went into a state of shock when she heard the news.La madre entró en estado de shock cuando le dieron la noticia.
3. (to discuss)
a. entrar en
Right now I don't want to go into who may be to blame.Ahora mismo no quiero entrar en quién puede tener la culpa.
b. analizar
Can we just go into this in a little more detail?¿Podemos analizar esto un poco más a fondo?
c. explicar
The spokesman refused to go into why the negotiations had broken down.El portavoz se negó a explicar por qué habían fracasado las negociaciones.
4. (to analyze)
a. analizar
The report goes into the causes of the accident.El informe analiza las causas del accidente.
b. estudiar
To understand why it happened we need to go into the relationships between the different departments.Para entender por qué pasó tenemos que estudiar las relaciones entre los diferentes departamentos.
c. examinar
If you go into this issue in depth, you will reach some very interesting conclusions.Si examinas este asunto a fondo, llegarás a unas conclusiones muy interesantes.
5. (to start working in)
a. empezar a trabajar en
Louis went into fashion rather than becoming a teacher.Louis empezó a trabajar en el mundo de la moda en lugar de ser profesor.
b. entrar en
Several academics have decided to go into politics recently.Varios académicos han decidido últimamente entrar en la política.
c. dedicarse a
The two brothers went into public relations.Los dos hermanos se dedicaron a relaciones públicas.
d. meterse en
I went into this business with the idea of becoming a millionaire.Me metí en este negocio con la idea de hacerme millonario.
6. (to be spent on)
a. dedicarse a
Millions of dollars will need to go into rebuilding the town.Se tendrán que dedicar millones de dólares a la reconstrucción de la ciudad.
b. destinarse a
Nobody knows how much money went into this failed operation.Nadie sabe cuánto dinero se destinó a esta operación fallida.
7. (to be involved in)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A lot of time went into planning the conference.La planificación del congreso supuso muchas horas de trabajo.
Few people realize the work that goes into each of these pieces.Pocas personas se dan cuenta del trabajo que conlleva cada una de estas piezas.
8. (to be a divisor of)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
6 goes into 15 twice with a remainder of 3.15 dividido entre 6 da 2 y me sobran 3.
How many times does 7 go into 28?¿Cuánto da 28 entre 7?
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go into
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (enter; place)
a. entrar en
2. (hospital)
a. ingresar en
3. (career)
a. entrar en, meterse en
4. (examine; question)
a. tratar
to go into detailentrar en detalle
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go into
intransitive verb
1 (enter) entrar en
she went into the kitchen entró en la cocina; to go into politics entrar en la política; dedicarse a la política; he doesn't want to go into industry no quiere dedicarse a la industria; he's thinking about going into the police force está pensando entrar en el cuerpo de policía
2 (go to)
Ed has had to go into work Ed ha tenido que ir a trabajar; he's had to go into hospital ha tenido que ingresar en el hospital
3 (embark on) [+explanation, details] meterse en; (investigate, examine) examinar a fondo
let's not go into all that now dejemos todo eso por ahora
4 (fall into) [+trance, coma] entrar en
he went into fits of laughter le entró or le dio un ataque de risa
at this he went into fits of laughter
5 (be spent on) [+money, resources] dedicarse a
a lot of money went into the research se dedicó mucho dinero a la investigación
6 (Aut)
to go into first gear meter primera velocidad; they went into the back of a lorry in the ice resbalaron sobre el hielo y chocaron contra la parte trasera de un camión
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