An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to continue)
a. proseguir
When my father became ill, we decided not to proceed with the purchase of the house.Cuando se enfermó mi padre, decidimos no proseguir con la compra de la casa.
b. continuar
He was so overcome with emotion while giving the speech he was unable to proceed.Lo embargaba tanto la emoción mientras daba el discurso que no pudo continuar.
c. seguir
We proceeded west until we came to the lake that was on the map.Seguimos en dirección oeste hasta llegar al lago que estaba en el mapa.
2. (to move forward)
a. avanzar
We were able to proceed once the obstruction had been cleared from the road.Cuando quitaron el obstáculo de la carretera, pudimos avanzar.
b. dirigirse
We boarded the train and proceeded to the dining car.Subimos al tren y nos dirigimos al coche comedor.
3. (to act)
a. proceder
As this was unknown territory, he was waiting for instructions from his commanding officer on how to proceed.Como se encontraba en territorio desconocido, esperaba instrucciones del oficial al mando sobre cómo proceder.
4. (to originate)
a. proceder
The words proceeding from her mouth were completely unintelligible.Las palabras que procedían de su boca eran totalmente incomprensibles.
5. (legal)
a. demandar
There is not enough evidence to proceed against them under the Consumer Credit Protection Act.No hay suficientes pruebas para demandarlos según la Ley de Protección del Crédito al Consumidor.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to say)
a. proseguir
"In any case," he proceeded, "we can't do anything yet.""En todo caso", prosiguió, "todavía no podemos hacer nada".
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (finance)
a. las ganancias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A hundred percent of the proceeds from the bake sale go to the community shelter.Cien por ciento de las ganancias de la venta de pasteles financiará el albergue comunitario.
b. la recaudación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The proceeds from the gala event went to a non-profit rehab facility.La recaudación del evento de gala se destinó a un centro de rehabilitación sin fines de lucro.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I sold all my records and used the proceeds to buy a motorcycle.Vendí todos mis discos y con lo que saqué me compré una moto.
Lilly set up a lemonade stand, and wants to save the proceeds to buy a pony.Lilly puso una venta de limonada, y quiere ahorrar lo que saque para comprar un pony.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
to proceed to do somethingproceder a hacer algo, ponerse a hacer algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (go on)
a. proseguir
to proceed with somethingseguir adelante con algo
to proceed with cautionproceder con cautela
how shall we proceed?¿cómo hemos de proceder?
3. (result)
to proceed fromproceder de
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proceed [prəˈsiːd]
intransitive verb
1 (go) [+person, vehicle] avanzar; [+plan, project] desarrollarse; [+events] transcurrir
he was proceeding along the road avanzaba por la calle; things are proceeding according to plan las cosas se están desarrollando conforme estaban previstas; the march proceeded without incident la marcha transcurrió sin incidentes
negotiations are proceeding slowly cars should proceed slowly the ideas were not new - their development had proceeded steadily since the war efforts to reform the Interior Ministry have not yet proceeded very far she climbed the steps and proceeded along the upsta irs hallway the counting of votes is proceeding smoothly
2 (go on, continue) seguir; continuar
proceed! ¡siga!; ¡continúe!; ¡proceda! (formal); to proceed on one's way seguir or continuar su camino; before we proceed any further antes de seguir adelante
the ship was allowed to proceed after a search the text proceeds thus charges has been delayed until November because the defence is not ready to proceed consult your local borough surveyor and proceed from there
to proceed to sth: let us proceed to the next item pasemos al siguiente punto
to proceed to blows llegar a las manos
to proceed to business she's ready to proceed to the next stage (to place) we proceeded to London proseguimos viaje a Londres; we proceeded to the bar nos dirigimos al bar
to proceed to do sth pasar a hacer algo
she proceeded to outline my duties pasó a hacerme un esquema de mis obligaciones; he proceeded to drink the lot acto seguido comenzó a bebérselo todo
we can then proceed to compare the results he proceeded to give the boy a thrashing I then proceeded to tell her the whole story he asked for ice for his whiskey and proceeded to get contentedly drunk after taking details of your symptoms the doctor will proceed to examine you I give him the broken toy and he proceeds to smash it up further
to proceed with sth seguir adelante con algo
they did not proceed with the charges against him no siguieron adelante con los cargos contra él; proceed with your work sigan con su trabajo
they proceeded with their plan you may proceed with the next exercise the group proceeded with a march they knew would lead to bloodshed prosecutors decided not to proceed with the case Ukraine is proceeding with its plans to create its own army they asked the police if they could proceed with their filming
3 (act) proceder; obrar
we should proceed with caution debemos proceder or obrar con precaución
I am proceeding on that assumption how should we proceed? the council is due to meet in early August to decide how to proceed I was told they had agreed and I am proceeding on that basis
4 (arise)
to proceed from sth
sounds proceeded from the box unos ruidos procedían or provenían or venían de la caja; this proceeds from ignorance esto proviene de la ignorancia
the bests results proceed from thorough preliminary research unintelligible sounds proceeded from his mouth
5 (Jur)
to proceed against sb demandar a algn
government lawyers say they can still proceed against the four police officers it had been decided not to proceed against the men the authorities will be hesitant to proceed against your wife
transitive verb
(say) proseguir
"well," she proceeded —bueno —prosiguió
proceeds [ˈprəʊsiːdz]
plural noun
[of sale, transaction] ganancias (f)
the proceeds realized on the sale of the house he retired on the proceeds of the land sale
[of insurance policy] dinero (m) de una póliza
the policy specifies that proceeds upon death are payable to the employee's nominee examples of assets that may transfer automatically at death are life insurance proceeds and jointly held real estate he had someone burn his house down for the purpose of collecting insurance proceeds
all proceeds will go to charity toda la recaudación se destinará a obras benéficas; he stole a wallet and got drunk on the proceeds robó una cartera y se emborrachó con lo que sacó
the proceeds of her estate have been bequeathed to the university he'd sold his Vermont farm and used the proceeds to buy into the bar in Chicago the proceeds of the arms sales were then funneled to Contra fighters in Central America proceeds from sales will help us carry out essential work he used the proceeds of a personal loan for business purposes a golf tournament that donates all of its net proceeds to charity the land was bought out of the proceeds of the 1851 Exhibition cities and, in some cases empires, were built on the proceeds of the spice trade a working artist who lives on the proceeds from her painting
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