go over

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go over(
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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 inspect)
a. examinar
The health inspector went over each and every inch of the restaurant with a white glove.La inspectora sanitaria examinó cada rincón del restaurante meticulosamente.
b. revisar
The bookseller went over every volume before buying it.El vendedor de libros revisó todos los volúmenes antes de comprarlos.
c. analizar
I've been going over your proposal and I just don't think it makes sense.He estado analizando tu propuesta, y la verdad creo que no tiene sentido.
2. (to meditate upon)
a. repasar
The detective stayed up going over the evidence in his mind.El detective se quedó despierto repasando los evidencia en su cabeza.
3. (to practice)
a. repasar
If the actor had spent more time going over his lines, he wouldn't have had to ad-lib.Si el actor hubiera pasado más tiempo repasando el guión, no habría tenido que improvisar.
4. (to retouch)
a. repasar
The drawing teacher suggested that I go over the outlines of the portrait.El maestro de dibujo me sugirió repasar los contornos del retrato.
5. (to clean)
a. dar una pasada a
I've almost finished cleaning up. I just have to go over the living room carpet with the vacuum.Ya casi he acabado con la limpieza. Solo tengo que darle una pasada con la aspiradora a la alfombra de la sala.
6. (to exceed)
a. sobrepasar
The contestant was disqualified because he went over the time limit.El concursante fue descalificado porque sobrepasó el límite de tiempo.
7. (to pass over)
a. pasar (intransitive verb)
The kids looked up to the sky when they heard a plane going over them.Los niños miraron hacia el cielo cuando escucharon pasar el avión.
8. (to go across)
a. cruzar
It took us a half an hour just to go over the Tappan Zee Bridge.Tardamos media hora solo en cruzar el puente Tappan Zee.
9. (to switch to)
a. pasarse (band)
Benedict Arnold went over to the British side partway through the war.Benedict Arnold se pasó al bando británico a mitad de la guerra.
b. cambiarse (system)
If you're not satisfied with your insurance company, you can go over to mine. I highly recommend it.Si no estás satisfecho con tu aseguradora, puedes cambiarte a la mía. Te la recomiendo mucho.
c. cambiar (system)
After finding suspicious transactions in his statement, Jackson decided to go over to another bank.Después de encontrar transacciones sospechosas en su estado de cuenta, Jackson decidió cambiar de banco.
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
10. (to move towards)
a. acercarse
Donald finally plucked up the courage to go over and ask the girl for her phone number.Donald por fin se armó del valor para acercarse a la chica y pedirle su número de teléfono.
b. ir
Do you want to go over to see your grandma today?¿Quieres ir a visitar a tu abuelita hoy?
11. (to be received)
a. tener acogida
His new album didn't go over as well as they'd hoped.Su nuevo álbum no tuvo la acogida que esperaban.
b. caer
Her inappropriate remark went over like a lead balloon.Su comentario de mal gusto nos cayó como una bomba.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The presentation went over better than I imagined.La presentación tuvo mejor acogida de lo que pensé.
The stony-faced audience made clear that his rendition of "Freebird" wasn't going over so well.Quedó claro, por las expresiones inmutables del público, que su interpretación de "Freebird" tuvo una mala acogida.
12. (to go on for too long)
a. durar más de lo esperado
I was late for the game because the meeting went over.Llegué tarde al partido porque la reunión duró más de lo esperado.
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go over
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (cross)
a.
to go over to somebodyaproximarse a alguien, acercarse hasta alguien
2. (switch)
a.
to go over to a different systemcambiar de sistema
to go over to the enemypasarse a las filas del enemigo
3. (be received)
a.
to go over well/badlytener buena/mala acogida
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. (road, bridge)
a. cruzar
5. (examine; accounts, report)
a. estudiar, examinar
to go over something in one's mindrepasar algo mentalmente
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go over
intransitive verb
1 (examine, check) [+report, figures] examinar; revisar
2 (rehearse, review) [+speech, lesson] repasar; revisar
to go over sth in one's mind repasar algo mentalmente; let's go over the facts again repasemos los hechos otra vez
3 (touch up) retocar
4 (pass over) [+wall] pasar por encima de
to go over the same ground: we went over the same ground time and again, trying to sort out the facts volvimos a lo mismo una y otra vez, intentando esclarecer los hechos
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1
to go over to
(cross over to) cruzar a; (changing habit, sides etc) pasarse a
to go over to America ir a América; shall we go over to Inga's? ¿vamos a casa de Inga?; to go over to the enemy pasarse al enemigo
(approach) acercarse a; dirigirse a
2 (be received) recibirse
how did it go over? ¿qué tal fue recibido or se recibió?; his speech went over well su discurso tuvo buena acogida
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