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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.