go round
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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 visit) (United Kingdom)
a. pasarse a
Shall we go round and see what Rachel is up to?¿Nos pasamos a ver qué está haciendo Rachel?
b. ir a
After lunch, we're going round to see your grandad.Después del almuerzo, vamos a ver a tu abuelo.
2. (to move in circles)
a. dar vueltas
The hands of the clock go round in a fluid motion.Las manecillas del reloj dan vueltas con un movimiento fluido.
3. (to be enough)
a. alcanzar
The city's education budget is far from being enough to go round.El presupuesto de educación de la ciudad está lejos de ser suficiente para alcanzar.
4. (to spend time) (United Kingdom)
a. salir
Ben doesn't really go round with that lot anymore, and it's just as well if you ask me.Ben ya no sale con esa pandilla, y menos mal digo yo.
b. ir
The people you go round with have big impact on how you view the world.Las personas con quiénes vas tienen mucho impacto en tu forma de ver el mundo.
5. (to tend to)
a. ir por ahí
It's so tiresome how Felipe goes round telling everyone how much money he makes.Es muy pesado como Felipe va por ahí diciéndole a todo el mundo cuánto dinero gana.
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
6. (to enclose) (United Kingdom)
a. rodear
The trees that go round the front of the house give us privacy.Los árboles que rodean el frente de la casa nos dan privacidad.
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go round
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (visit)
a.
I said I'd go round (and see her)dije que me pasaría (a visitarla)
she's gone round to a friend'sha ido a casa de un amigo
2. (circulate; rumor, cold, flu)
a. circular
3. (suffice; food, drink)
a. llegar, alcanzar
there should be enough money to go rounddebería llegarnos el dinero
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
4. (general)
a.
to go round town/the shopsrecorrer la ciudad/las tiendas
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go round
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (revolve) girar; dar vueltas
the wheel was going round very fast la rueda giraba or daba vueltas muy de prisa; the idea was going round in my head la idea me daba vueltas en la cabeza; my head is going round la cabeza me da vueltas
2 (circulate)
he goes round in a Rolls se pasea por ahí en un Rolls; to go round barefoot/in torn jeans andar descalzo/con unos vaqueros rotos
chimpanzees go round in groups
people who go round spreading rumours la gente que va por ahí esparciendo rumores
you shouldn't go round saying things like that
there's a bug going round hay un virus por ahí rondando
there's a rumour going round that they're getting married corre or circula el rumor de que se van a casar
he often goes round with Jimmy se le ve a menudo con Jimmy
3 (suffice) alcanzar; bastar
is there enough food to go round? ¿hay comida suficiente para todos?
4 (visit)
let's go round to John's place vamos a casa de John
5 (make a detour) dar la vuelta
intransitive verb
1 (spin round) girar alrededor de
the Earth goes round the sun la Tierra gira alrededor del sol
2 (visit) visitar
we want to go round the museum queremos visitar el museo; I love going round the shops me encanta ir de tiendas
to go round the world dar la vuelta al mundo
3 (patrol) [+grounds] patrullar (por); recorrer
the security guards go round the campus every night at about 7pm
4 (make a detour round) [+obstacle] dar la vuelta a
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