move on
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move on(
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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 leave)
a. seguir viaje
We stopped in a small town to have lunch before moving on to Boston.Paramos en un pueblo pequeño para almorzar antes de seguir viaje a Boston.
b. seguir adelante
I've enjoyed my stay here, but now it's time to move on.He disfrutado de mi estancia aquí, pero ya es hora de seguir adelante.
c. circular
Please move on. The paramedics need space to attend to the injured.Circulen por favor. Los paramédicos necesitan espacio para atender a los heridos.
2. (to change activity; used with "to")
a. pasar a
Since we're in agreement, let's move on to the next topic.Puesto que estamos de acuerdo, pasemos al próximo tema.
3. (to progress; used with "to")
a. avanzar a
You shouldn't move on to calculus until you've mastered algebra.No deberías avanzar al cálculo hasta que hayas dominado el álgebra.
b. pasar a
Some students move on to a new stage very rapidly.Algunos alumnos pasan a una etapa nueva muy rápidamente.
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. (to cause to leave)
a. dispersar
Bystanders crowded around the accident until the police moved them on.Alrededor del accidente se apiñaron espectadores hasta que la policía los dispersó.
b. hacer circular
The police came to move the people on who were loitering in front of the door.Vino la policía para hacer circular a los que merodeaban delante de la puerta.
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move on
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 on 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. (person, queue)
a. avanzar
time's moving onno queda mucho tiempo
it's time we were moving ones hora de marcharse
things have moved on since thenlas cosas han cambiado mucho desde entonces
3. (change subject)
a. cambiar de tema
to m on topasar a (hablar de)
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move on
transitive verb
1 [+crowd etc] hacer circular
Vagrants who sleep on park benches are regularly moved on by police
2 [+hands of clock] adelantar
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+person, vehicle] circular
They moved on as soon as the cloud lifted The gypsies moved on to another site After a few days in Hong Kong we moved on to Japan
2 [+time] pasar
As the months moved on, I realized how inadequate these measures were
(to new job)
this training will prove useful when you want to move on esta formación te resultará útil cuando quieras cambiar de trabajo; she wanted to move on to a bigger company quería irse a trabajar a una empresa mayor
(in discussion) pasar;to a
let's leave it there and move on (to the next point) dejémoslo aquí y pasemos al punto siguiente
(change) cambiar
things have moved on since your visit las cosas han cambiado desde tu visita
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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