walk straight
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walk straight(
wak
 
streyt
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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 go straight)
a. seguir recto
If you walk straight down this street, the store you're looking for will be on the left.Si sigues recto por esta calle, la tienda que buscas estará a mano izquierda.
b. seguir derecho
The guy told us to walk straight, but I'm not seeing the cathedral.El tipo nos dijo que siguiéramos derecho, pero no veo la catedral.
2. (go directly; used to address one person)
a. ve directamente a
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Walk straight home after school because we have important things to do.Ve directamente a casa después de la escuela porque tenemos cosas importantes que hacer.
b. vaya directamente a
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Walk straight to the reception desk when you arrive; they'll be expecting you.Vaya directamente a la recepción cuando llegue; lo estarán esperando.
3. (to walk in a straight line)
a. caminar en línea recta
No, man, I'm not drunk. - Are you kidding me? You can't even walk straight!No, mi hermano, no estoy borracho. - ¿Qué dices? ¡Ni siquiera puedes caminar en línea recta!
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
4. (continue straight; used to address one person)
a. sigue recto
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Walk straight until you get to Mallorca street.Sigue recto hasta que llegues a la calle Mallorca.
b. sigue derecho
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Turn right here, and then walk straight until the top of the hill.Gira aquí a la derecha y después sigue derecho hasta la cumbre de la cuesta.
c. siga recto
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
How do I get to the Malecon? - Walk straight along this street, and you'll be there in two minutes.¿Cómo llego al Malecón? - Siga recto por esta calle, y allí llega en dos minutos.
d. siga derecho
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Walk straight until you get to the square.Siga derecho hasta que llegue a la plaza.
5. (continue straight; used to address more than one person)
a. sigan recto (plural)
We're looking for the Empire State Building. - Just walk straight.Estamos buscando el Empire State Building. - Sigan recto nomás.
b. sigan derecho (plural)
At the next intersection, turn left, and then walk straight for three blocks.En el siguiente cruce, giren a la izquierda y entonces sigan derecho tres calles.
6. (go directly; used to address more than one person)
a. vayan directamente (plural)
The plane leaves in 30 minutes, so once you get through security, walk straight to the gate.El avión despliega en 30 minutos, así que en cuanto pasen por la seguridad, vayan directamente a la puerta.
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
7. (to go straight)
a. ir directamente a
Elena walked straight home because she was carrying meat from the butcher shop.Elena fue directamente a casa porque llevaba carne de la carnicería.
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