Expresiones con verbos claves - Verbo "to go"
Idioms with key verbs - Verb "to go"
|to go against the grain
||ir contra de los principios de uno
|to go a long way
|to go along for the ride
||aprovechar el aventón
|to go ape/bonkers/crazy/nuts/wild
|to go around in circles
|to go around the bend/ballistic/bananas/berserk
||enfurecerse, volverse loco
- John thinks it goes against the grain to walk if you have a car.
- Keep up the good work, son, and you'll go a long way.
- The kids were playing cards and they invited me to join them so I went along for the ride.
- My dog loves kids, he goes bonkers whenever he seees my 7-year-old niece.
- We've been going around in circles, we need to find a solution now!
- My mom went berserk when she saw the mess we'd made in the kitchen.
|to go astray
|to go at a good clip
||a toda velocidad
|to go at it
|to go bad
||echarse a perder
|to go belly up/bust
|to go broke
- This month's report has misteriously gone astray.
- We saw a car going at a good clip a few minutes ago.
- When Peter likes doing something he really goes at it.
- The milk's been in the fridge for ages, no wonder it's gone bad.
- I had a small business but it went belly-up in 2001.
- If you keep spending all your money like that you'll go broke.
|to go by the board
||dejar a un lado, irse por la borda
|to go by the name of
|to go downhill
||ir cuesta abajo
|to go easy on someone
||no ser muy severo con alguien
|to go fly a kite/jump in the lake
||irse a freír espárragos
|to go for a spin
||ir a dar un paseo (en auto)
- All the efforts to keep the peace went by the board with the last terrorist attack.
- Here's a picture of the man we're looking for. He goes by the name of Thomas Hansen.
- Things just went downhill after I lost my job.
- Go easy on Sally, the accident wasn't her fault.
- Jen didin't stop talking and I needed to study so I told her to go fly a kite.
- Simon and I are going for a spin, we'll be back in an hour!
|to go for broke
||jugarse el todo por el todo
|to go for the jugular
||tirar a matar
|to go great guns
||ir viento en popa
|to go haywire
||desbaratarse, volverse loco
|to go into a huddle
||hacer grupo aparte
|to go into detail
||entrar en detalles
- I couldn't study much for the test but I went for broke and sat for it.
- During the debate, one of the candidates went for the jugular and talked about the bribes.
- My business is going great guns. I already have a lot of clients.
- I don't know what happened, the machine was working perfectly but then it went haywire!
- They were talking about me because they went into a huddle as soon as I came in.
- Just give me the most important facts, you don't have to go into details.
|to go it alone
||hacer algo por su cuenta
|to go native
||adoptar las costumbres de un país
|to go on record
|to go one's own way
||irse por su lado
|to go overboard
|to go places
- After ten years as a band, each member decided to go it alone.
- You've only lived here for two months and you've already gone native!
- The President's opinion on the matter will go on the record tomorrow.
- It'll be better for both of us if we go our own way.
- When we told the kids we were going to Disneyland they went overboard.
- You have to work if you want to go places.
|to go public
|to go steady
||formalizar una relación
|to go strong
|to go the distance
||llegar hasta el final
|to go the extra mile
||ir más allá
|to go the whole hog
||no quedarse a medio camino
- It took some years for the whole affair to go public.
- We've been going out for six months! It's about time we go steady!
- Our company's stock is going strong, we're very pleased.
- The blue team was losing but they didn't give up and went the distance.
- You can't just do an average job to get promoted, you have to go the extra mile.
- I was just going to get a nose job but I decided to go the whole hog and get a liposuction.
|to go through the motions
||cumplir con las formalidades
|to go through the roof
||irse por las nubes
|to go to any/great lengths
||hacer todo lo posible
|to go to any trouble
||tomarse la molestia
|to go to bat for someone
||darle una mano a alguien
|to go to bed with someone
||irse a la cama con alguien
- All this paperwork is just part of the procedure, just to go through the motions.
- Prices went through the roof due to inflation during the 80's.
- I am willing to go to any lengths to find my daughter.
- Please, don't go to any trouble, I can sleep on the floor.
- Helen's going through a difficult time and I'm going to go to bat for her.
- A millionaire offers him a lot of money to let him go to bed with his wife.
|to go to hell
||irse al infierno/demonio
|to go to hell in a handbasket/the dogs
||ir de mal en peor
|to go to one's head
||subírsele a la cabeza
|to go to pieces
||sufrir un ataque de nervios, venirse abajo
|to go to pot
||echarse a perder, venirse abajo
|to go to the wall
|to go to town on something
||tirar la casa por la ventana, no escatimar en nada
- If Marty comes bothering you again just tell him to go to hell.
- The business wasn't doing well but it went to hell in a handbasket after the crisis.
- Nobody stands Sheryl now that she's famous because fame has gone to her head.
- Mrs. Cook went to pieces when they told her about the accident.
- If we don't take this project seriously, it'll go to pot.
- The company went to the wall because of a lack of investment.
- My dad's turning fifty and he's going to town on his birthday. He wants a big party!
|to go to show
|to go to waste
||echarse a perder
|to go too far
||ir demasiado lejos
|to go up in smoke
||quedar en la nada
|to go with the flow
||seguir la corriente
|to go without saying
||demás está decir
|to go wrong
||equivocarse, salir mal
- That witch won the pageant? This goes to show that you don't have to
be pretty to be a beauty queen.
- We have to eat all this rice or it will go to waste.
- The interviewer went too far when he asked her about her drug problem.
- We always talk about going to Greece but all our plans go up in smoke.
- I used to get very upset when my parents had a fight but then I just went with the flow.
- I'm dropping out of Med school. It goes without saying that my parents are furious.
- Everything was going according to plan but something went wrong and the plan failed.