ir a ver
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
ir a ver(
eer
 
ah
 
behr
)
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 go to visit)
a. to go to see
Esta tarde iremos a ver a mi tío, que todavía está en el hospital.This afternoon we'll go to see my uncle, who is still in hospital.
b. to go and see
Hoy tenemos que ir a ver al notario porque nos va a leer el testamento de mi padre.We have to go and see the notary today because he's going to read us my father's will.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Han ido a ver la exposición de Matisse?Have you been to see the Matisse exhibition?
He ido a ver a Juan porque tenía que pedirle un favor.I've been to visit Juan because I needed to ask him a favor.
2. (to go to check)
a. to go and see
Voy a ver si tenemos esta falda en la talla 14.I'll go and see whether we have this skirt in a size 14.
b. to have a look
¿Ha llegado el paquete? - Voy a ver.Has the parcel arrived? - I'll have a look.
3. (film and theater)
a. to go to see
Ayer fuimos a ver la nueva película de Woody Allen. - ¿Les gustó?Yesterday we went to see the Woody Allen new movie. - Did you like it?
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning