move along
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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 continue on one's way)
a. circular
People began to move along once they saw that the woman wasn't injured.La gente empezó a circular una vez que vieron que la mujer no estaba herida.
2. (to progress)
a. avanzar
Once we get the building permit, things will move along quicker.Una vez que obtengamos el permiso de obras, las cosas avanzarán más rápido.
b. progresar
How are things on your end? - We're moving along. I think we'll be done by Thursday.¿Cómo va lo suyo? - Vamos progresando. Creo que habremos terminado antes del jueves.
3. (to move to the side) (United Kingdom)
a. hacer sitio
We moved along, and the couple sat down next to us on the train.Hicimos sitio, y la pareja se sentó al lado nuestro en el tren.
b. correrse
Would you mind moving along so we can sit down?¿Les molesta correrse para que podamos sentarnos?
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
4. (command)
a. circule (use formal? informal?)
"Move along, sir. We'll take it from here," said the officer."Circule, señor. Nos encargamos nosotros", dijo el agente.
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
5. (to travel along)
a. avanzar por
The cars started moving along the bridge again.Los carros volvieron a avanzar por el puente.
b. ir por
There was a small boat moving along the river.Había un bote pequeño iba por el río.
6. (to send someone on their way)
a. hacer circular
The teacher moved the students along but told Harry to stay behind.La maestre hizo circular a los alumnos pero le dijo a Harry que se quedara.
b. mover
Penny tried to move her children along, but they wanted to watch the street performer.Penny trató de mover a sus niños, pero querían mirar al artista callejero.
7. (to move to a different place)
a. mover
The driver moved the van along to an approved parking space.El conductor movió la camioneta a un lugar para estacionar aprobado.
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move along
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. (crowd)
a. dispersar
he was moved along by the policela policía lo echó de allí
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
it's time we were moving alonges hora de marcharse
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move along
transitive verb
[+crowd] hacer circular
A policeman was called to help move the crowd along
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+crowd] circular
move along there! ¡circulen!
2 (move forward) avanzar; adelantarse
3 (on bench etc) correrse; hacerse a un lado
Can you move along a few places?
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