Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To go'

Idioms - Verb 'To go'

to go against the grain ir contra de los principios de uno
to go a long way llegar lejos
to go along for the ride aprovechar el aventón
to go ape/bonkers/crazy/nuts/wild volverse loco
to go around in circles dar vueltas
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 extraviarse, descarriarse
to go at a good clip a toda velocidad
to go at it trabajar mucho
to go bad echarse a perder
to go belly up/bust quebrar
to go broke arruinarse
  • 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 hacerse llamar
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 anunciar públicamente
to go one's own way irse por su lado
to go overboard entusiasmarse locamente
to go places llegar lejos
  • 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 revelar algo
to go steady formalizar una relación
to go strong ir bien
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 fracasar
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 demostrar
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.