Translation of "go ahead" - English-Spanish dictionary

go ahead

phrasal verb with go uk /ɡəʊ/ us /ɡoʊ/ verb present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone

to start to do something

seguir adelante
We have permission to go ahead with the project.

something that you say to someone to allow them to do something

‘Can I borrow your book?’ ‘Sure, go ahead.’


noun uk /ˈɡəʊ.ə.hed/ us /ˈɡoʊ-/

an occasion when permission is given for someone to start doing something or for an event or activity to happen

luz verde
The government has given the go-ahead for a multi-billion pound road-building project.
We’re ready to start but we’re still waiting to get the go-ahead from our head office.
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(Translation of “go ahead” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)