Die Übersetzung von "go" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /ɡəu/ (3rd person singular present tense goes, past tense went /went/, past participle gone /ɡon/)

to walk, travel, move etc

He is going across the field
When did he go out?

to be sent, passed on etc

être transmis
Complaints have to go through the proper channels.

to be given, sold etc

être donné, se vendre
The prize goes to John Campbell
The table went for $100.

to lead to

Where does this road go?

to visit, to attend

He goes to school every day
I decided not to go to the movie.

to be destroyed etc

This wall will have to go.

to proceed, be done

se passer
The meeting went very well.

to move away

I think it is time you were going.

to disappear

My purse has gone!

to do (some action or activity)

I’m going for a walk
I’m going hiking next week-end.

to fail etc

I think the clutch on this car has gone.

to be working etc

I don’t think that clock is going.

to become

These apples have gone bad.

to be

Many people in the world regularly go hungry.

to be put

se mettre
Spoons go in that drawer.

to pass

Time goes quickly when you are enjoying yourself.

to be used

passer (à)
All her pocket money goes on sweets.

to be acceptable etc

être permis
Anything goes in this office.

to make a particular noise

Dogs go woof, not miaow.

to have a particular tune etc

How does that song go?

to become successful etc

She always makes a party go.
going noun

an act of leaving, moving away etc

the comings and goings of the people in the street.

the conditions under which something is done

état du terrain
Walking was heavy going because of all the mud.
go-ahead adjective

successful and progressive

His firm is very go-ahead.
go-getter noun

a person with a great deal of energy, ability etc who gets what he wants.

Tony’s a go-getter who is likely to go far in his career.
going-over noun

a study or examination

He gave the accounts a thorough going-over.
goings-on noun plural

(usually strange) happenings or behaviour.

There have been some strange goings-on in that house.
no-go adjective

(of a district etc) which a person etc is not allowed to enter

That part of the city is a no-go area for tourists.
all go adjective

very busy

en pleine activité
It’s all go in this office today.
be going on (for)

to be near or close to (a time, age etc)

aller sur
He must be going on (for) eighty.
be going strong

to be successful, healthy etc

être solide
Our business/grandfather is still going strong.
from the word go

from the very beginning.

depuis le tout début
Sheila has been very efficient at her job from the word go.
get going

to get started

s’y mettre
If you want to finish that job on time, you’d better get going.
give the go-by

to ignore in an unfriendly way

I think we’ll give all his stupid suggestions the go-by.
go about

to (begin to) work at

se mettre à
I don’t know the best way to go about the job!

(of a ship) to change direction or turn around.

virer de bord
go after

to try to win

essayer d’avoir
He’s going after that prize.

to follow or chase

courir après
Go after him and apologize.
go against

to oppose or refuse to act on

aller à l’encontre de
A child should never go against his parents’ wishes.

to be unacceptable to

This goes against my conscience.
go along

to go

I think I’ll go along to that meeting.

to proceed or progress

Check your work as you go along.
go along with

to agree with

être d’accord avec
I’m afraid I can’t go along with you on that.
go around

(of stories, rumours etc) to be passed from one person to another

There’s a rumour going around that you are leaving.
go around with

to be friendly with

I don’t like the group of friends you’re going around with.
go at

to attack

se jeter sur
The boys went at each other with their fists.

to do with enthusiasm

s’attaquer à
He really went at the job of painting the wall.
go back

to return to an earlier time, topic of conversation etc

revenir à
Let’s go back for a minute to what we were talking about earlier.
go back on

to fail to do (something one has promised to do)

revenir sur
I never go back on my promises.
go by

to base an opinion on

(se) fonder sur
We can’t go by what he says.

to be guided by

I always go by the instructions.
go down

(with well/badly) to be approved or disapproved of

être bien/mal reçu
The story went down well (with them).

(of a ship) to sink

The sailors were lost at sea when the ship went down.

(of the sun or moon) to go below the horizon.

se coucher
The sun goes down at about 7 o’clock in the evening.

to be remembered

entrer dans l’histoire
His bravery will go down in history.

(of places) to become less desirable

se dégrader
This part of town has gone down in the last twenty years.
go far

to be successful

aller loin
If you keep on working as hard as this, I’m sure you’ll go far.
go for

to attack physically or in words

se jeter sur
The two dogs went for each other as soon as they met.
go in

(of the sun or moon) to become covered by cloud.

se cacher
The sun has gone in, and it’s now rather chilly.
go in for

to take part in

prendre part à
I’m going in for the 1,000 metres race.

to do (something) as a hobby, career etc

se consacrer à, s’intéresser à
My son is going in for medicine
She goes in for collecting postcards.
go into

to make a careful study of (something)

We’ll need to go into this plan in detail.

to discuss in detail

étudier en détail
I don’t want to go into the problems at the moment.
go off

(of a bomb etc) to explode

The little boy was injured when the firework went off in his hand.

(of an alarm) to ring

When the alarm went off, the thieves ran away.

to leave

He went off yesterday.

to begin to dislike

perdre la goût de
I’ve gone off that game show – it’s just the same every week.

to become rotten

That meat has gone off.

to stop working

The fan has gone off.
go on

to continue

continuer (de)
Go on reading – I won’t disturb you.

to talk a great deal, usually too much

être intarissable
She goes on and on about her health.

to happen

se passer
What is going on here?

to base one’s investigations etc on

s’appuyer sur
The police had very few clues to go on in their search for the murderer.
go on at

to nag at

s’en prendre à
Her mother went on at her for coming home late after the dance.
go out

to become extinguished

The lire has gone out.

to go to parties, concerts, meetings etc

We don’t go out as much as we did when we were younger.

to be frequently in the company of (a person, usually of the opposite sex)

sortir avec
I’ve been going out with her for months.
go over

to study or examine carefully

I want to go over the work you have done before you do any more.

to repeat (a story etc)

I’ll go over the whole lesson again.

to list

He went over all her faults.

(of plays, behaviour etc) to be received (well or badly)

être bien/mal reçu
The play didn’t go over at all well the first night.
go round

to be enough for everyone

suffir pour tout le monde
Is there enough food to go round?
go slow

(of workers in a factory etc) to work less quickly than usual, eg as a form of protest.

faire la grève perlée
The workers are threatening to go slow if they are not awarded a pay rise.
go steady

to have a close friendly relationship with someone of the opposite sex

(se) fréquenter
My girlfriend and I have been going steady for a year.
go through

to search in

fouiller (dans)
I’ve gone through all my pockets, but I still can’t find my key.

to suffer

You have no idea what I went through to get this finished in time.

to use up

We went through a lot of money on holiday.

to complete

You have to go through certain formalities to get a visa.

to be completed

être conclu
After long hours of negotiations, the deal went through.
go through with

to finish doing

aller jusqu’au bout (de)
I will go through with this in spite of what you say.
go too far

to do something which is so bad as to be unacceptable.

aller trop loin
Some of his jokes went too far and offended people.
go towards

to help to buy etc

servir à
The money we collect will go towards a charity.
go up

to increase in size, value etc

The temperature/price has gone up.

to be built

se construire
There are office blocks going up all over town.
go up in smoke/flames

to catch fire; to be destroyed or damaged by fire etc

prendre feu
The building across the street went up in flames.
go with

to be sold with, be part of etc

aller avec
The carpets will go with the house.

to look etc well with

aller avec
The carpet goes with the wallpaper.
go without

to manage without

se passer de
If you can’t afford a new dress, you’ll have to go without (one).
keep going

to continue doing what one is doing; to survive

continuer (à/de)
The snow was falling heavily, but we had to keep going
Business is bad at the moment, but we’ll manage to keep going.
make a go (of something)

to make a success (of something)

réussir (qqch.)
He has never owned a shop before, but I think he’ll make a go of it.
on the go

very busy or active

sur la brèche
He’s always on the go, from morning to night.

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