seguir


seguir
v.
1 to follow.
tú ve delante, que yo te sigo you go ahead, I'll follow o I'll go behind
seguir algo de cerca to follow o monitor something closely (desarrollo, resultados)
Ellos siguen la caravana They follow the convoy.
Eso es lo que sigue That is what follows.
2 to follow.
me parece que nos siguen I think we're being followed
3 to continue, to resume.
Me sigue el dolor My pain persists.
4 to continue, to go on.
¡sigue, no te pares! go o carry on, don't stop!
aquí se baja él, yo sigo he's getting out here, I'm going on (al taxista)
sigo trabajando en la fábrica I'm still working at the factory
debes seguir haciéndolo you should keep on o carry on doing it
sigo pensando que está mal I still think it's wrong
sigue enferma/en el hospital she's still ill/in hospital
¿qué tal sigue la familia? how's the family getting on o keeping?
5 to keep on, to go along, to carry on, to continue.
María se sigue haciendo daño Mary keeps on hurting herself.
6 to continue to be, to continue being, to keep, to keep being.
Las chicas siguen testarudas The girls continue to be stubborn.
7 to obey, to keep.
Las chicas siguen las reglas The girls obey the rules.
8 to imitate, to follow.
Los fanáticos siguen al cantante The fans imitate the singer.
9 to come afterwards, to come next, to come after, to come along.
Algo bueno sigue Something good comes afterwards.
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SEGUIR
CONJUGACIÓN
(e changes to i in certain persons of certain tenses; gu changes to g before a and o)
Present Indicative
sigo, sigues, sigue, seguimos, seguís, siguen.
Past Indicative
seguí, seguiste, siguió, seguimos, seguisteis, siguieron.
Present Subjunctive
siga, sigas, siga, sigamos, sigáis, sigan.
Imperfect Subjunctive
siguiera, siguieras, siguiera, siguiéramos, siguierais, siguieran;
siguiese, siguieses, siguiese, siguiésemos, siguieseis, siguiesen.
Future Subjunctive
siguiere, siguieres, siguiere, siguiéremos, siguiereis, siguieren.
Imperative
sigue (tú), siga (él/Vd.), sigamos (nos.), seguid (vos.), sigan (ellos/Vds.).
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verb
1) to follow
2) keep on
3) pursue
4) remain
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1. VT
1) (=perseguir) [+ persona, pista] to follow; [+ indicio] to follow up; [+ presa] to chase, pursue

tú ve primero que yo te sigo — you go first and I'll follow you

ella llegó primero, seguida del embajador — she arrived first, followed by the ambassador

nos están siguiendo — we're being followed

seguía todos sus pasos — I followed his every step

la seguía con la mirada — his eyes followed her

me sigue como un perrito faldero — he's always tramping at my heels

2) (=estar atento a) [+ programa de TV] to watch, follow; [+ programa de radio] to listen to, follow; [+ proceso, progreso] to monitor, follow up; [+ satélite] to track

seguir los acontecimientos de cerca — to monitor events closely

estaba ocupada y no he seguido la conversación — I was busy and didn't follow the conversation

esta exposición permite seguir paso a paso la evolución del artista — this exhibition allows the artist's development to be traced step by step

3) (=hacer caso de) [+ consejo] to follow, take; [+ instrucciones, doctrina, líder] to follow

siguió el ejemplo de su padre — he followed his father's example

seguir los pasos de algn — to follow in sb's footsteps

sigue la tradición de la familia — he follows in the family tradition

4) [+ rumbo, dirección] to follow

seguimos el curso del río — we followed the course of the river

siga la flecha — follow the arrow

siga esta calle y al final gire a la derecha — carry on up o follow this street and turn right at the end

seguir su camino — to continue on one's way

sigue su camino de cineasta independiente — he continues in his path of independent film-maker

el mercado sigue su camino alcista — the market is continuing on its upward trend

seguir su curso, el proyecto sigue su curso — the project is still on course, the project continues on (its) course

la enfermedad sigue su curso — the illness is taking o running its course

que la justicia siga su curso — let justice take its course

5) (=entender) [+ razonamiento] to follow

es un razonamiento muy difícil de seguir — it's an argument which is rather hard to follow

¿me sigues? — are you with me?

6) (Educ) [+ curso] to take, do
7) [+ mujer] to court
2. VI
1) (=continuar) to go on, carry on

¿quieres que sigamos? — shall we go on?

¡siga! — (=hable) go on!, carry on; LAm (=pase) come in

¡síguele! — Méx go on!

"sigue" — [en carta] P.T.O.; [en libro] continued

la carretera sigue hasta el pueblo — the road goes on as far as the town

siga por la carretera hasta el cruce — follow the road up to the crossroads

seguir por este camino — to carry on along this path

2)

seguir adelante[persona] to go on, carry on; [acontecimiento] to go ahead

los Juegos Olímpicos siguieron (adelante) a pesar del atentado — the Olympics went ahead despite the attack

adelante 1)
3) [en estado, situación] to be still

sigue enfermo — he's still ill

sigue en Caracas — she's still in Caracas

el ascensor sigue estropeado — the lift's still not working

sigue soltero — he's still single

¿cómo sigue? — how is he?

que siga usted bien — keep well, look after yourself

seguir con una idea — to go on with an idea

seguía en su error — he continued in his error

seguimos sin teléfono — we still haven't got a phone

sigo sin noticias — I still haven't heard anything

sigo sin comprender — I still don't understand

esas preguntas siguen sin respuesta — those questions remain unanswered

4)

seguir haciendo algo — to go on doing sth, carry on doing sth

siguió mirándola — he went on o carried on looking at her

siguió hablando con nosotros — he went on speaking to us

el ordenador seguía funcionando — the computer carried on working, the computer was still working

sigo pensando lo mismo — I still think the same

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sigue lloviendo — it's still raining

5) (=venir a continuación) to follow, follow on

como sigue — as follows

lo que sigue es un resumen — what follows is a summary

entre otros ejemplos destacan los que siguen — amongst other examples, the following stand out

mencionaré varios casos en lo que sigue — I'll now move on to mention several cases

seguir a algo, las horas que siguieron a la tragedia — the hours following o that followed the tragedy

a la conferencia siguió un debate — the lecture was followed by a discussion

3.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <persona/vehículo/presa> to follow

la hizo seguir por un detective — he had her followed by a detective

camina muy rápido, no la puedo seguir — she walks very fast, I can't keep up with her

creo que nos están siguiendo — I think we're being followed

seguidos cada vez más de cerca por los japoneses — with the Japanese catching up on them all the time

la mala suerte la seguía a todas partes — she was dogged by bad luck wherever she went

el que la sigue la consigue — (fam) if at first you don't succeed, try, try again

2) <camino/ruta>

siga esta carretera hasta llegar al puente — go along o follow this road as far as the bridge

la saludé y seguí mi camino — I said hello to her and went on (my way)

si se sigue este camino se pasa por Capileira — if you take this route you go through Capileira

seguimos las huellas del animal hasta el río — we tracked the animal to the river

la enfermedad sigue su curso normal — the illness is running its normal course

3) (en el tiempo) to follow

seguir a algo/alguien — to follow something/somebody

el hermano que me sigue — the brother (who comes) after me

4)
a) <instrucciones/consejo/flecha> to follow

seguir el dictamen de la conciencia — to be guided by one's conscience

b) (basarse en) <autor/teoría/método/tradición> to follow

sus esculturas siguen el modelo clásico — her sculptures are in the classical style

sigue a Kant — she's a follower of Kant's philosophy

sigue los pasos de su predecesor — he follows in the footsteps of his predecessors

5)
a) <trámite/procedimiento> to follow

va a tener que seguir un tratamiento especial — you will have to undergo special treatment

b) (Educ) <curso> to take

estoy siguiendo un curso de fotografía — I'm doing o taking a photography course

6)
a) <explicaciones/profesor> to follow

dicta demasiado rápido, no la puedo seguir — she dictates too quickly, I can't keep up

¿me siguen? — are you with me?

b) (permanecer atento a)

no sigo ese programa — I don't watch that program, I'm not following that program

seguimos muy de cerca su desarrollo — we are following its development very closely

2.
seguir vi
1)
a) (por un camino) to go on

siga derecho or todo recto hasta el final de la calle — keep o go straight on to the end of the street

sigue por esta calle hasta el semáforo — go on down this street as far as the traffic lights

desde allí hay que seguir en mula — from there you have to go on by mule

seguir de largo — (AmL) to go straight past

b)

seguir adelante — to carry on

sigamos adelante — let's carry on

resolvieron seguir adelante con los planes — they decided to go ahead with their plans

c) (Col, Ven) (entrar)

siga por favor — come in, please

2) (en lugar, estado)

¿tus padres siguen en Ginebra? — are your parents still in Geneva?

espero que sigan todos bien — I hope you're all keeping well

sigo sin entender — I still don't understand

sigue soltera/tan bonita como siempre — she's still single/as pretty as ever

si las cosas siguen así ... — if things carry on like this ...

si sigue así de trabajador, llegará lejos — if he carries on working as hard as this, he'll go a long way

3)
a) tareas/buen tiempo/lluvia to continue; rumores to persist
b)

seguir + ger: sigo pensando que deberíamos haber ido I still think we ought to have gone; sigue leyendo tú you read now; seguiré haciéndolo a mi manera — I'll go on o carry on doing it my way, I shall continue to do it my way (frml)

4)
a) (venir después, estar contiguo)

lee lo que sigue — read what comes next

el capítulo que sigue — the next chapter

sigue una hora de jazz — there follows an hour of jazz

un período de calma ha seguido a estos enfrentamientos — these clashes have been followed by a period of calm

b) historia/poema to continue

¿cómo sigue la canción? — how does the song go on?

sigue en la página 8 — continued on page 8

la lista definitiva ha quedado como sigue — the final list is as follows

3.
seguirse v pron (en 3a pers)

seguirse de algo — to follow from something

de esto se sigue que ... — it follows from this that ...

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= accord with, adhere to, chase, conform to, espouse, fit, follow, keep to, observe, pursue, run along, stay, stick to, proceed, overlay, carry on, go ahead, soldier on, succeed, hew to, overlie, keep up, roll on.
Ex. So while that tracing may have accorded with a rule, it violated common sense.
Ex. Since BC adheres closely to the educational and scientific consensus, BC found most favour with libraries in educational establishments.
Ex. Also, in controlled indexing language data bases, there is often an assumption that a user will be prepared to chase strings of references or to consult a sometimes complex thesaurus.
Ex. These basic permutation rules are modified somewhat to conform to bibliographic requirements.
Ex. Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
Ex. Especially if the new subject is one which upsets the previous structure of relationships, it will be difficult to fit into the existing order.
Ex. An abstract covers all of the main points made in the original document, and usually follows the style and arrangement of the parent document.
Ex. Obviously, once a choice of citation order has been made it must be kept to, otherwise, chaos will result.
Ex. It is worth briefly observing a general approach to the creation of a data base.
Ex. All effective indexes must have some common facets if only because the audience does not alter merely because the indexer chooses to pursue certain indexing practices.
Ex. Whevener logical processes of thought are employed - that is, whenever thought for a time runs along an accepted groove - there is an opportunity for the machine.
Ex. What is possibly less easy is to making sure that the guiding stays clean, neat and accurate.
Ex. It might be striking to outline the instrumentalities of the future more spectacularly, rather than to stick closely to methods and elements now known.
Ex. Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
Ex. There may be a very flexible communication system that overlays the administrative structure, or there may be a fairly rigid pattern of communication that adheres to the administrative lines of authority.
Ex. If a child detects that no very strong value is placed on reading then he feels no compulsion to develop his own reading skill beyond the minimal, functional level we all need simply to carry on our daily lives in our print-dominated society.
Ex. A plan for the construction and implementation phases will be drawn up, if it is decided to go ahead = Si se decide continuar, se elaborará un plan para las fases de construcción y puesta en práctica .
Ex. Russell soldiered on in 'Principles of Mathematics', he pleaded a distinction between analysis by way of philosophical definitions and analysis by way of mathematical definitions.
Ex. In 1964 he was promoted to Associate Director of the Processing Department where he succeeded John Cronin as Director four years later.
Ex. The structure adopted hews to the theoretical model of the resilient organization as described by Enright.
Ex. The disputes between islanders and outsiders overlie the deeper problem of administrative denial of indigenous lagoon rights.
Ex. He was told to 'keep up whatever it is he was doing' because he was doing great!.
Ex. But to make matters worse, and as the drought rolls on, it is very likely that it won't rain again until October or November.
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* camino a seguir, el = way forward, the.
* como siga así = at this rate.
* como sigue = as follows.
* debate + seguir = debate + rage.
* difícil de seguir = heavy going.
* el camino a seguir = the way ahead, the way to go.
* hay que seguir adelante = the show must go on.
* indicar el camino a seguir = point + the way forward.
* indicar el camino a seguir para = point + the way to.
* las cosas siguen igual = business as usual.
* la vida + seguir = life + go on.
* modelos a seguir = lessons learned [lessons learnt].
* mostrar el camino a seguir = point + the way forward.
* no saber cómo seguir = be stuck, get + stuck.
* no seguir una norma = fall (far) short of + norm.
* pautas a seguir = best practices, lessons learned [lessons learnt].
* pendiente de seguir la última moda = fashion-conscious.
* procedimiento a seguir = code of practice.
* que sigue = ensuing.
* que sigue una norma = compliant (with).
* que uno sigue a su propio ritmo = self-paced, self-guided.
* resignarse y seguir adelante = bite + the bullet.
* seguir activo = remain + in being, remain + in place.
* seguir adelante = go forward, forge + ahead, forge + forward, go ahead, go straight ahead, carry through, move along, move forward, press forward (with), move + forward, continue on + Posesivo + way, move on.
* seguir adelante con = go ahead with, stick with.
* seguir a flote = stay in + business, stay + afloat.
* seguir al día = remain on top of.
* seguir Algo al pie de la letra = follow + Nombre + to the letter.
* seguir Algo a rajatabla = follow + Nombre + to the letter.
* seguir al pie de la letra = keep + strictly to the letter.
* seguir al pie del cañón = soldier on.
* seguir a rajatabla = keep + strictly to the letter.
* seguir así = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work.
* seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
* seguir caminando = continue on + Posesivo + way.
* seguir como antes = go on + as before.
* seguir como modelo = pattern.
* seguir con = go on with, maintain + continuity, maintain + momentum, stick at.
* seguir con Algo = take + Nombre + further.
* seguir con el buen hacer = keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work.
* seguir con el control = stay in + control.
* seguir con el mando = stay in + control.
* seguir con + Posesivo + vida normal = get on with + Posesivo + life.
* seguir considerando = consider + further.
* seguir de cerca = monitor, stay in + control, keep + track of.
* seguir desarrollando = develop + further.
* seguir el buen camino = keep on + the right track, keep on + the straight and narrow.
* seguir el camino de la verdad = keep on + the straight and narrow.
* seguir el camino más ético = take + the high ground, take + the high road.
* seguir el debate = follow + the thread.
* seguir el ejemplo = follow + the lead, take after.
* seguir el ejemplo de = take + Posesivo + cue from, take + a cue from.
* seguir el ejemplo de Alguien = take + a leaf out of + Posesivo + book, follow + Posesivo + example.
* seguir el hilo = follow + the thread.
* seguir el ritmo de Algo o Alguien = keep up with + pace.
* seguir en contacto = stay + tuned.
* seguir en contacto (con) = stay in + touch (with), keep in + touch (with).
* seguir en existencia = remain + in being.
* seguir en la brecha = soldier on.
* seguir en pie = hold + Posesivo + own, hold up.
* seguir entre los primeros = remain on top.
* seguir enviando + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
* seguir este camino = go along + this road.
* seguir este rumbo = proceed + along this way.
* seguir + Gerundio = keep on + Gerundio.
* seguir haciéndolo así = keep up + the good work.
* seguir haciéndolo bien = keep up + the good work.
* seguir haciendo lo mismo = business as usual.
* seguir igual = be none the worse for wear.
* seguir inmediatamente = fast on the heels of, on the heels of.
* seguir inmediatamente a = come on + the heels of.
* seguir irreconciliable con = remain + unreconciled to.
* seguir la conversación = follow + the thread.
* seguir la corazonada de uno = play + Posesivo + hunches.
* seguir la corriente = go with + the flow, go along with + the flow.
* seguir la iniciativa = follow + the lead.
* seguir la marcha de = monitor.
* seguir la moda = catch + the fever.
* seguir la pista = follow up, track, follow through, shadow, track down.
* seguir la pista a un documento = chase + item.
* seguir la pista de = keep + track of.
* seguir la trayectoria = follow up, follow through.
* seguirle el juego a, seguirle la corriente a = play along with.
* seguirle la corriente a = play along with.
* seguir levantado = stay up.
* seguir líneas diferentes = be on different lines.
* seguir lo mismo = remain + the same.
* seguir los pasos de = follow in + the footsteps of.
* seguir malgastando el dinero = throw + good money after bad.
* seguir opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
* seguir por delante de = keep + one step ahead of.
* seguir por el buen camino = keep out of + trouble, keep on + the right track.
* seguir + Posesivo + pasos = follow in + Posesivo + footsteps.
* seguir progresando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
* seguirse = ensue.
* seguir siendo = remain.
* seguir siendo + Adjetivo = remain + Adjetivo.
* seguir siendo lo mismo = remain + the same.
* seguir sin agraciarse con = remain + unreconciled to.
* seguir sin haberse traducido = remain + untranslated.
* seguir sin reconciliarse con = remain + unreconciled to.
* seguir sin traducirse = remain + untranslated.
* seguir tirando el dinero = throw + good money after bad.
* seguir trabajando aceptando una limitación = work (a)round + shortcoming, work (a)round + limitation, work (a)round + constraints.
* seguir trabajando así = keep up + the good work.
* seguir trabajando bien = keep up + the good work.
* seguir tratando = discuss + further.
* seguir una dirección = follow + path, take + path.
* seguir una escala = fall along + a continuum.
* seguir una estrategia = take + tack.
* seguir una filosofía = espouse + philosophy.
* seguir una metodología = adopt + approach.
* seguir una práctica = adopt + practice.
* seguir una táctica = take + tack.
* seguir una trayectoria = follow + track.
* seguir un camino = take + path, take + direction, tread + path, walk + path.
* seguir un camino diferente = strike out on + a different path.
* seguir un consejo = take + advice.
* seguir un curso de acción = follow + track.
* seguir un método = take + approach.
* seguir un modelo = embrace + model, conform to + image.
* seguir unos pasos = follow + steps.
* seguir un patrón = conform to + image.
* seguir un principio = adopt + convention.
* seguir un rumbo diferente = take + a different turn.
* seguir + Verbo = still + Verbo.
* seguir vigente = hold + Posesivo + own.
* seguir viviendo = live on.
* seguir vivo = live on, stay + alive.
* siguiendo = along.
* siguiendo un estilo indicativo = indicatively.
* si sigue así = at this rate.
* si todo sigue igual = all (other) things being equal.
* tiempo + seguir su marcha inexorable = time + march on.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) <persona/vehículo/presa> to follow

la hizo seguir por un detective — he had her followed by a detective

camina muy rápido, no la puedo seguir — she walks very fast, I can't keep up with her

creo que nos están siguiendo — I think we're being followed

seguidos cada vez más de cerca por los japoneses — with the Japanese catching up on them all the time

la mala suerte la seguía a todas partes — she was dogged by bad luck wherever she went

el que la sigue la consigue — (fam) if at first you don't succeed, try, try again

2) <camino/ruta>

siga esta carretera hasta llegar al puente — go along o follow this road as far as the bridge

la saludé y seguí mi camino — I said hello to her and went on (my way)

si se sigue este camino se pasa por Capileira — if you take this route you go through Capileira

seguimos las huellas del animal hasta el río — we tracked the animal to the river

la enfermedad sigue su curso normal — the illness is running its normal course

3) (en el tiempo) to follow

seguir a algo/alguien — to follow something/somebody

el hermano que me sigue — the brother (who comes) after me

4)
a) <instrucciones/consejo/flecha> to follow

seguir el dictamen de la conciencia — to be guided by one's conscience

b) (basarse en) <autor/teoría/método/tradición> to follow

sus esculturas siguen el modelo clásico — her sculptures are in the classical style

sigue a Kant — she's a follower of Kant's philosophy

sigue los pasos de su predecesor — he follows in the footsteps of his predecessors

5)
a) <trámite/procedimiento> to follow

va a tener que seguir un tratamiento especial — you will have to undergo special treatment

b) (Educ) <curso> to take

estoy siguiendo un curso de fotografía — I'm doing o taking a photography course

6)
a) <explicaciones/profesor> to follow

dicta demasiado rápido, no la puedo seguir — she dictates too quickly, I can't keep up

¿me siguen? — are you with me?

b) (permanecer atento a)

no sigo ese programa — I don't watch that program, I'm not following that program

seguimos muy de cerca su desarrollo — we are following its development very closely

2.
seguir vi
1)
a) (por un camino) to go on

siga derecho or todo recto hasta el final de la calle — keep o go straight on to the end of the street

sigue por esta calle hasta el semáforo — go on down this street as far as the traffic lights

desde allí hay que seguir en mula — from there you have to go on by mule

seguir de largo — (AmL) to go straight past

b)

seguir adelante — to carry on

sigamos adelante — let's carry on

resolvieron seguir adelante con los planes — they decided to go ahead with their plans

c) (Col, Ven) (entrar)

siga por favor — come in, please

2) (en lugar, estado)

¿tus padres siguen en Ginebra? — are your parents still in Geneva?

espero que sigan todos bien — I hope you're all keeping well

sigo sin entender — I still don't understand

sigue soltera/tan bonita como siempre — she's still single/as pretty as ever

si las cosas siguen así ... — if things carry on like this ...

si sigue así de trabajador, llegará lejos — if he carries on working as hard as this, he'll go a long way

3)
a) tareas/buen tiempo/lluvia to continue; rumores to persist
b)

seguir + ger: sigo pensando que deberíamos haber ido I still think we ought to have gone; sigue leyendo tú you read now; seguiré haciéndolo a mi manera — I'll go on o carry on doing it my way, I shall continue to do it my way (frml)

4)
a) (venir después, estar contiguo)

lee lo que sigue — read what comes next

el capítulo que sigue — the next chapter

sigue una hora de jazz — there follows an hour of jazz

un período de calma ha seguido a estos enfrentamientos — these clashes have been followed by a period of calm

b) historia/poema to continue

¿cómo sigue la canción? — how does the song go on?

sigue en la página 8 — continued on page 8

la lista definitiva ha quedado como sigue — the final list is as follows

3.
seguirse v pron (en 3a pers)

seguirse de algo — to follow from something

de esto se sigue que ... — it follows from this that ...

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= accord with, adhere to, chase, conform to, espouse, fit, follow, keep to, observe, pursue, run along, stay, stick to, proceed, overlay, carry on, go ahead, soldier on, succeed, hew to, overlie, keep up, roll on.

Ex: So while that tracing may have accorded with a rule, it violated common sense.

Ex: Since BC adheres closely to the educational and scientific consensus, BC found most favour with libraries in educational establishments.
Ex: Also, in controlled indexing language data bases, there is often an assumption that a user will be prepared to chase strings of references or to consult a sometimes complex thesaurus.
Ex: These basic permutation rules are modified somewhat to conform to bibliographic requirements.
Ex: Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
Ex: Especially if the new subject is one which upsets the previous structure of relationships, it will be difficult to fit into the existing order.
Ex: An abstract covers all of the main points made in the original document, and usually follows the style and arrangement of the parent document.
Ex: Obviously, once a choice of citation order has been made it must be kept to, otherwise, chaos will result.
Ex: It is worth briefly observing a general approach to the creation of a data base.
Ex: All effective indexes must have some common facets if only because the audience does not alter merely because the indexer chooses to pursue certain indexing practices.
Ex: Whevener logical processes of thought are employed - that is, whenever thought for a time runs along an accepted groove - there is an opportunity for the machine.
Ex: What is possibly less easy is to making sure that the guiding stays clean, neat and accurate.
Ex: It might be striking to outline the instrumentalities of the future more spectacularly, rather than to stick closely to methods and elements now known.
Ex: Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
Ex: There may be a very flexible communication system that overlays the administrative structure, or there may be a fairly rigid pattern of communication that adheres to the administrative lines of authority.
Ex: If a child detects that no very strong value is placed on reading then he feels no compulsion to develop his own reading skill beyond the minimal, functional level we all need simply to carry on our daily lives in our print-dominated society.
Ex: A plan for the construction and implementation phases will be drawn up, if it is decided to go ahead = Si se decide continuar, se elaborará un plan para las fases de construcción y puesta en práctica .
Ex: Russell soldiered on in 'Principles of Mathematics', he pleaded a distinction between analysis by way of philosophical definitions and analysis by way of mathematical definitions.
Ex: In 1964 he was promoted to Associate Director of the Processing Department where he succeeded John Cronin as Director four years later.
Ex: The structure adopted hews to the theoretical model of the resilient organization as described by Enright.
Ex: The disputes between islanders and outsiders overlie the deeper problem of administrative denial of indigenous lagoon rights.
Ex: He was told to 'keep up whatever it is he was doing' because he was doing great!.
Ex: But to make matters worse, and as the drought rolls on, it is very likely that it won't rain again until October or November.
* camino a seguir, el = way forward, the.
* como siga así = at this rate.
* como sigue = as follows.
* debate + seguir = debate + rage.
* difícil de seguir = heavy going.
* el camino a seguir = the way ahead, the way to go.
* hay que seguir adelante = the show must go on.
* indicar el camino a seguir = point + the way forward.
* indicar el camino a seguir para = point + the way to.
* las cosas siguen igual = business as usual.
* la vida + seguir = life + go on.
* modelos a seguir = lessons learned [lessons learnt].
* mostrar el camino a seguir = point + the way forward.
* no saber cómo seguir = be stuck, get + stuck.
* no seguir una norma = fall (far) short of + norm.
* pautas a seguir = best practices, lessons learned [lessons learnt].
* pendiente de seguir la última moda = fashion-conscious.
* procedimiento a seguir = code of practice.
* que sigue = ensuing.
* que sigue una norma = compliant (with).
* que uno sigue a su propio ritmo = self-paced, self-guided.
* resignarse y seguir adelante = bite + the bullet.
* seguir activo = remain + in being, remain + in place.
* seguir adelante = go forward, forge + ahead, forge + forward, go ahead, go straight ahead, carry through, move along, move forward, press forward (with), move + forward, continue on + Posesivo + way, move on.
* seguir adelante con = go ahead with, stick with.
* seguir a flote = stay in + business, stay + afloat.
* seguir al día = remain on top of.
* seguir Algo al pie de la letra = follow + Nombre + to the letter.
* seguir Algo a rajatabla = follow + Nombre + to the letter.
* seguir al pie de la letra = keep + strictly to the letter.
* seguir al pie del cañón = soldier on.
* seguir a rajatabla = keep + strictly to the letter.
* seguir así = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work.
* seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
* seguir caminando = continue on + Posesivo + way.
* seguir como antes = go on + as before.
* seguir como modelo = pattern.
* seguir con = go on with, maintain + continuity, maintain + momentum, stick at.
* seguir con Algo = take + Nombre + further.
* seguir con el buen hacer = keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work.
* seguir con el control = stay in + control.
* seguir con el mando = stay in + control.
* seguir con + Posesivo + vida normal = get on with + Posesivo + life.
* seguir considerando = consider + further.
* seguir de cerca = monitor, stay in + control, keep + track of.
* seguir desarrollando = develop + further.
* seguir el buen camino = keep on + the right track, keep on + the straight and narrow.
* seguir el camino de la verdad = keep on + the straight and narrow.
* seguir el camino más ético = take + the high ground, take + the high road.
* seguir el debate = follow + the thread.
* seguir el ejemplo = follow + the lead, take after.
* seguir el ejemplo de = take + Posesivo + cue from, take + a cue from.
* seguir el ejemplo de Alguien = take + a leaf out of + Posesivo + book, follow + Posesivo + example.
* seguir el hilo = follow + the thread.
* seguir el ritmo de Algo o Alguien = keep up with + pace.
* seguir en contacto = stay + tuned.
* seguir en contacto (con) = stay in + touch (with), keep in + touch (with).
* seguir en existencia = remain + in being.
* seguir en la brecha = soldier on.
* seguir en pie = hold + Posesivo + own, hold up.
* seguir entre los primeros = remain on top.
* seguir enviando + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
* seguir este camino = go along + this road.
* seguir este rumbo = proceed + along this way.
* seguir + Gerundio = keep on + Gerundio.
* seguir haciéndolo así = keep up + the good work.
* seguir haciéndolo bien = keep up + the good work.
* seguir haciendo lo mismo = business as usual.
* seguir igual = be none the worse for wear.
* seguir inmediatamente = fast on the heels of, on the heels of.
* seguir inmediatamente a = come on + the heels of.
* seguir irreconciliable con = remain + unreconciled to.
* seguir la conversación = follow + the thread.
* seguir la corazonada de uno = play + Posesivo + hunches.
* seguir la corriente = go with + the flow, go along with + the flow.
* seguir la iniciativa = follow + the lead.
* seguir la marcha de = monitor.
* seguir la moda = catch + the fever.
* seguir la pista = follow up, track, follow through, shadow, track down.
* seguir la pista a un documento = chase + item.
* seguir la pista de = keep + track of.
* seguir la trayectoria = follow up, follow through.
* seguirle el juego a, seguirle la corriente a = play along with.
* seguirle la corriente a = play along with.
* seguir levantado = stay up.
* seguir líneas diferentes = be on different lines.
* seguir lo mismo = remain + the same.
* seguir los pasos de = follow in + the footsteps of.
* seguir malgastando el dinero = throw + good money after bad.
* seguir opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
* seguir por delante de = keep + one step ahead of.
* seguir por el buen camino = keep out of + trouble, keep on + the right track.
* seguir + Posesivo + pasos = follow in + Posesivo + footsteps.
* seguir progresando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
* seguirse = ensue.
* seguir siendo = remain.
* seguir siendo + Adjetivo = remain + Adjetivo.
* seguir siendo lo mismo = remain + the same.
* seguir sin agraciarse con = remain + unreconciled to.
* seguir sin haberse traducido = remain + untranslated.
* seguir sin reconciliarse con = remain + unreconciled to.
* seguir sin traducirse = remain + untranslated.
* seguir tirando el dinero = throw + good money after bad.
* seguir trabajando aceptando una limitación = work (a)round + shortcoming, work (a)round + limitation, work (a)round + constraints.
* seguir trabajando así = keep up + the good work.
* seguir trabajando bien = keep up + the good work.
* seguir tratando = discuss + further.
* seguir una dirección = follow + path, take + path.
* seguir una escala = fall along + a continuum.
* seguir una estrategia = take + tack.
* seguir una filosofía = espouse + philosophy.
* seguir una metodología = adopt + approach.
* seguir una práctica = adopt + practice.
* seguir una táctica = take + tack.
* seguir una trayectoria = follow + track.
* seguir un camino = take + path, take + direction, tread + path, walk + path.
* seguir un camino diferente = strike out on + a different path.
* seguir un consejo = take + advice.
* seguir un curso de acción = follow + track.
* seguir un método = take + approach.
* seguir un modelo = embrace + model, conform to + image.
* seguir unos pasos = follow + steps.
* seguir un patrón = conform to + image.
* seguir un principio = adopt + convention.
* seguir un rumbo diferente = take + a different turn.
* seguir + Verbo = still + Verbo.
* seguir vigente = hold + Posesivo + own.
* seguir viviendo = live on.
* seguir vivo = live on, stay + alive.
* siguiendo = along.
* siguiendo un estilo indicativo = indicatively.
* si sigue así = at this rate.
* si todo sigue igual = all (other) things being equal.
* tiempo + seguir su marcha inexorable = time + march on.

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seguir [I30 ]
vt
A ‹persona/vehículo› to follow; ‹presa› to follow
sígame, por favor follow me, please
la hizo seguir por un detective he had her followed by a detective
camina muy rápido, no la puedo seguir she walks very fast, I can't keep up with her
siga (a) ese coche follow that car!
creo que nos están siguiendo I think we're being followed
la siguió con la mirada he followed her with his eyes
le venían siguiendo los movimientos desde hacía meses they had been watching his movements for months
seguidos cada vez más de cerca por los japoneses with the Japanese catching up o gaining on them all the time
la mala suerte la seguía a todas partes she was dogged by bad luck wherever she went
el que la sigue la consigue or la mata (fam); if at first you don't succeed, try, try again
B ‹camino/ruta›
siga esta carretera hasta llegar al puente go along o take o follow this road as far as the bridge
continuamos el viaje siguiendo la costa we continued our journey following the coast
me paré a saludarla y seguí mi camino I stopped to say hello to her and went on my way
si se sigue este camino se pasa por Capileira if you take this route you go through Capileira
seguimos las huellas del animal hasta el río we tracked the animal to the river
la enfermedad sigue su curso normal the illness is taking o running its normal course
el tour sigue la ruta de Bolívar the tour follows the route taken by Bolivar
siguiéndole los pasos al hermano mayor, decidió estudiar medicina following in his elder brother's footsteps, he decided to study medicine
C (en el tiempo) to follow seguir A algo/algn to follow sth/sb
los disturbios que siguieron a la manifestación the disturbances that followed the demonstration
el hermano que me sigue está en Asunción the brother who comes after me is in Asunción
D
1 ‹instrucciones/consejo› to follow
tienes que seguir el dictamen de tu conciencia you must be guided by your conscience
2 (basarse en) ‹autor/teoría/método› to follow
en su clasificación sigue a Sheldon he follows Sheldon in his classification
sus esculturas siguen el modelo clásico her sculptures are in the classical style
sigue a Kant she's a follower of Kant's philosophy
sigue las líneas establecidas por nuestro fundador it follows the lines laid down by our founder
E
1 ‹trámite/procedimiento› to follow
va a tener que seguir un tratamiento especial/una dieta hipocalórica you will have to undergo special treatment/follow a low-calorie diet
se seguirá contra usted el procedimiento de suspensión del permiso de conducción steps will be taken leading to the withdrawal of your driver's license
2 (Educ) ‹curso› to take
estoy siguiendo un cursillo de fotografía I'm doing o taking a short photography course
¿qué carrera piensas seguir? what are you thinking of studying o reading?
F
1 ‹explicaciones/profesor› to follow
dicta demasiado rápido, no la puedo seguir she dictates too quickly, I can't keep up
me cuesta seguir una conversación en francés I find it hard to follow a conversation in French
¿me siguen? are you with me?
2
(permanecer atento a): no sigo ese programa I don't watch that program, I'm not following that program
sigue atentamente el curso de los acontecimientos he's following the course of events very closely
sigue paso a paso la vida de su ídolo she keeps track of every detail of her idol's life
seguimos muy de cerca su desarrollo we are keeping careful track of its development, we are following its development very closely
■ seguir
vi
A
1 (por un camino) to go on
siga derecho or todo recto hasta el final de la calle keep o go straight on to the end of the street
sigue por esta calle hasta el semáforo go on down this street as far as the traffic lights
el tren sigue hasta Salto the train goes on to Salto
desde allí hay que seguir a pie/en mula from there you have to go on on foot/by mule
2
seguir adelante: ¿entienden? bien, entonces sigamos adelante do you understand? good, then let's carry on
llueve ¿regresamos? — no, sigamos adelante it's raining, shall we go back? — no, let's go on o carry on
resolvieron seguir adelante con los planes they decided to go ahead with their plans
3
(Col) (entrar): siga por favor come in, please
B
(en un lugar, un estado): ¿tus padres siguen en Ginebra? are your parents still in Geneva?
espero que sigan todos bien I hope you're all keeping well
¿sigues con la idea de mudarte? do you still intend to move?, are you still thinking of moving?
sigo sin entender I still don't understand
sigue soltera/tan bonita como siempre she's still single/as pretty as ever
si sigue así de trabajador, llegará lejos if he carries on working as hard as this, he'll go a long way
C
1
«tareas/investigaciones/rumores»: siguen las investigaciones en torno al crimen investigations are continuing into the crime
sigue el buen tiempo en todo el país the good weather is continuing throughout the country, the whole country is still enjoying good weather
si siguen estos rumores if these rumors persist
2 seguir + GER:
sigo pensando que deberíamos haber ido I still think we ought to have gone
sigue leyendo tú, Elsa you read now, Elsa
si sigues molestando te voy a echar if you carry on being a nuisance, I'm going to send you out
seguiré haciéndolo a mi manera I'll go on o carry on doing it my way, I shall continue to do it my way (frml)
D
1
(venir después, estar contiguo): lee lo que sigue read what follows, read what comes next
el capítulo que sigue the next chapter
me bajo en la parada que sigue I get off at the next stop
sigue una hora de música clásica there follows an hour of classical music
2 «historia/poema» to continue
¿cómo sigue la canción? how does the song go on?
[ S ] sigue en la página 8 continued on page 8
la lista definitiva ha quedado como sigue the final list is as follows
seguirse
v pron
(en tercera persona) seguirse DE algo to follow FROM sth
de esto se sigue que su muerte no fue accidental it follows from this that her death was not accidental
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seguir (conjugate seguir) verbo transitivo
1persona/vehículo/presato follow;
camina muy rápido, no la puedo seguir she walks very fast, I can't keep up with her

2camino/rutato follow, go along;
siga esta carretera hasta llegar al puente go along o follow this road as far as the bridge;

la saludé y seguí mi camino I said hello to her and went on (my way);
la enfermedad sigue su curso normal the illness is running its normal course
3
a)instrucciones/consejo/flechato follow

b)autor/método/tradición/modato follow;

seguir los pasos de algn to follow in sb's footsteps

4
a)trámite/procedimientoto follow;

tratamientoto undergo
b) (Educ) ‹cursoto do, take

5explicaciones/profesorto follow;
dicta demasiado rápido, no la puedo seguir she dictates too quickly, I can't keep up

verbo intransitivo
1
a) (por un camino) to go on;

siga derecho or todo recto keep o go straight on;
sigue por esta calle go on down this street;

seguir de largo (AmL) to go straight past
b)

seguir adelante to carry on;

resolvieron seguir adelante con los planes they decided to go ahead with their plans
c) (Col, Ven) (entrar):

siga por favor come in, please

2 (en lugar, estado):
¿tus padres siguen en Ginebra? are your parents still in Geneva?;

espero que sigan todos bien I hope you're all keeping well;
sigue soltera she's still single;
si las cosas siguen así … if things carry on like this …
3 [tareas/buen tiempo/lluvia] to continue;
[rumores] to persist;
sigo pensando que deberíamos haber ido I still think we ought to have gone;

seguiré haciéndolo a mi manera I'll go on o carry on doing it my way
4
a) (venir después):

lee lo que sigue read what comes next;

el capítulo que sigue the next chapter
b) [historia/poema] to continue, go on

seguir
I verbo transitivo
1 to follow: ésta es la hermana que me sigue, she's the sister who comes after me
me sigue a todas partes, he follows me wherever I go
me seguía con la mirada, his eyes followed me
2 (comprender) to understand, follow: no soy capaz de seguir el argumento, I can't follow the plot
3 (una ruta, un camino, consejo) to follow
4 (el ritmo, la moda) to keep: no sigues el ritmo, you aren't keeping time
5 (el rastro, las huellas) to track
6 (una actividad) sigue un curso de informática, she's doing a computer course
II verbo intransitivo
1 (continuar) to keep (on), go on: seguiremos mañana, we'll continue tomorrow
siguen casados, they are still married
sigue tirando de la cuerda, keep (on) pulling at the rope ➣ Ver nota en continue y keep 2 (extenderse, llegar hasta) to stretch (out): los sembrados siguen hasta la ribera, the fields stretch down to the river-bank
'seguir' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
atorarse
- continuar
- escala
- golpe
- impulsar
- juego
- profesar
- rastrear
- ritmo
- sino
- suceder
- trece
- adelante
- bordear
- camino
- cauce
- cerca
- línea
- llevar
- moda
- paso
- perro
- racha
- separar
- siga
- sigo
- trazar
- ver
English:
act on
- advice
- along
- carry on
- closely
- continue
- despite
- ensue
- fight on
- follow
- follow up
- forge
- get on
- go ahead
- go on
- go through with
- hope
- hotly
- keep
- keep on
- lead
- march on
- monitor
- move on
- obey
- pick up
- play on
- play upon
- practice
- practise
- press ahead
- proceed
- pursue
- push ahead
- push on
- rattle on
- reasoning
- run on
- send on
- shadow
- soldier on
- stalk
- stand
- stay out
- struggle on
- succeed
- tail
- take
- track
- trail
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seguir
vt
1. [ir detrás de, tomar la ruta de] to follow;
tú ve delante, que yo te sigo you go ahead, I'll follow o I'll go behind;
síganme, por favor follow me, please;
la generación que nos sigue o [m5]que sigue a la nuestra the next generation, the generation after us;
sigue este sendero hasta llegar a un bosque follow this path until you come to a forest;
seguir el rastro de alguien/algo to follow sb's/sth's tracks;
siga la flecha [en letrero] follow the arrow
2. [perseguir] to follow;
me parece que nos siguen I think we're being followed;
seguir a alguien de cerca to tail sb;
parece que le siguen los problemas trouble seems to follow him around wherever he goes;
Prov
el que la sigue la consigue where there's a will there's a way
3. [estar atento a, imitar, obedecer] to follow;
seguían con la vista la trayectoria de la bola they followed the ball with their eyes;
no seguimos ese programa we don't follow that programme;
seguir algo de cerca [su desarrollo, sus resultados] to follow o monitor sth closely;
siempre sigue los dictámenes de la moda she always follows the latest fashion;
los que siguen a Keynes followers of Keynes;
el cuadro sigue una línea clásica the painting is classical in style;
seguir las órdenes/instrucciones de alguien to follow sb's orders/instructions;
sigue mi consejo y habla con ella take my advice and talk to her;
siguiendo sus indicaciones, hemos cancelado el pedido we have cancelled the order as instructed
4. [reanudar, continuar] to continue, to resume;
yo seguí mi trabajo/camino I continued with my work/on my way;
él siguió su discurso he continued o resumed his speech
5. [comprender] [explicación, profesor, conferenciante] to follow;
me costaba seguirle I found her hard to follow;
¿me sigues? do you follow?, are you with me?
6. [mantener, someterse a] to follow;
hay que seguir un cierto orden you have to follow o do things in a certain order;
seguiremos el procedimiento habitual we will follow the usual procedure;
es difícil seguirle (el ritmo), va muy deprisa it's hard to keep up with him, he goes very quickly;
los aspirantes elegidos seguirán un proceso de formación the chosen candidates will receive o undergo training
7. [cursar]
sigue un curso de italiano he's doing an Italian course;
sigue la carrera de medicina she's studying medicine
vi
1. [proseguir, no detenerse] to continue, to go on;
¡sigue, no te pares! go o carry on, don't stop!;
aquí se baja él, yo sigo [al taxista] he's getting out here, I'm going on;
siga con su trabajo carry on with your work;
el sendero sigue hasta la cima the path continues o carries on to the top;
"sigue la crisis en la bolsa de Tokio" Tokyo stock market crisis continues;
debes seguir haciéndolo you should keep on o carry on doing it;
¿vas a seguir intentándolo? are you going to keep trying?;
se seguían viendo de vez en cuando they still saw each other from time to time, they continued to see each other from time to time;
seguir adelante (con algo) [con planes, proyectos] to go ahead (with sth)
2. [mantenerse, permanecer]
sigue enferma/en el hospital she's still ill/in hospital;
¿qué tal sigue la familia? how's the family getting on o keeping?;
todo sigue igual everything's still the same, nothing has changed;
sigue el buen tiempo en el sur del país the good weather in the south of the country is continuing;
sigo trabajando en la fábrica I'm still working at the factory;
¿la sigues queriendo? do you still love her?;
sigo pensando que está mal I still think it's wrong;
sigue habiendo dudas sobre… doubts remain about…;
¡buen trabajo, sigue así! good work, keep it up!;
si seguimos jugando así, ganaremos la liga if we carry on o keep playing like that, we'll win the league;
Fam
a seguir bien [como despedida] take care, look after yourself;
de seguir así las cosas, si las cosas siguen así if things go on like this, the way things are going
3. [tomar un camino]
el resto siguió por otro camino the rest went another way;
seguiremos hacia el este we'll go east then;
siga todo recto go straight on;
siga hasta el siguiente semáforo carry on till you get to the next set of traffic lights
4. [sucederse, ir después] to follow;
lo que sigue es una cita del Corán the following is a quotation from the Koran;
seguir a algo to follow sth;
la lluvia siguió a los truenos the thunder was followed by rain;
¿cómo sigue el chiste? how does the joke go on o continue?;
el proceso de selección se realizará como sigue:… the selection process will be carried out as follows:…;
sigue en la página 20 [en periódico, libro] continued on page 20
5. Col [para dar permiso] please do;
con permiso, ¿puedo entrar? – siga excuse me, can I come in? – please do
See also the pronominal verb seguirse
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seguir
I v/t
1 consejo, camino, moda etc follow;
seguir a alguien follow s.o.
2 (permanecer)
:
seguir fiel a alguien remain faithful to s.o.
II v/i continue, carry on;
seguir con algo continue with sth, carry on with sth;
seguir haciendo algo go on doing sth, continue to do sth;
sigue cometiendo los mismos errores he keeps on making the same mistakes;
sigue enfadado conmigo he’s still angry with me;
¡a seguir bien! take care!, take it easy!
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seguir {75} vt
1) : to follow
el sol sigue la lluvia: sunshine follows the rain
seguiré tu consejo: I'll follow your advice
me siguieron con la mirada: they followed me with their eyes
2) : to go along, to keep on
seguimos toda la carretera panamericana: we continued along the PanAmerican Highway
siguió hablando: he kept on talking
seguir el curso: to stay on course
3) : to take (a course, a treatment)
seguir vi
1) : to go on, to keep going
sigue adelante: keep going, carry on
2) : to remain, to continue to be
¿todavía sigues aquí?: you're still here?
sigue con vida: she's still alive
3) : to follow, to come after
la frase que sigue: the following sentence
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seguir vb
1. (en general) to follow
ese perro me sigue a todas partes that dog follows me everywhere
el jueves sigue al miércoles Thursday follows Wednesday
2. (cursar estudios) to do
sigue un curso de informática he's doing a computing course
3. (recorrer) to go on
siga todo recto hasta la plaza go straight on until you get to the square
¡sigue! No te pares go on! Don't stop!
4. (continuar) to be still
sigue enfermo he's still ill
sigo viviendo en el mismo sitio I'm still living in the same place

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  • seguir — verbo transitivo,intr. 1. Ir o estar (una persona, un animal o una cosa) detrás o después de [una persona, un animal o una cosa]: Después de hablar tú, seguiré yo. La escolta seguía a la carroza. 2. Tomar …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • seguir — |guí| v. tr. 1. Ir atrás de. 2. Ir a acompanhar. = ESCOLTAR 3. Ir por ou escolher determinado percurso. 4. Tentar conseguir ou alcançar. = PERSEGUIR 5. Ser orientado, guiado ou dirigido por (ex.: seguir um conselho). 6. Acompanhar com a vista ou… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • seguir — es el modelo de su conjugación. Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: seguir siguiendo seguido     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. sigo sigues sigue seguimos… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • seguir — seguir(se) 1. ‘Ir detrás o después [de algo o alguien]’, ‘continuar haciendo algo’ y, como intransitivo pronominal, ‘inferirse’. Verbo irregular: se conjuga como pedir (→ apéndice 1, n.º 45). 2. Cuando significa ‘ir detrás o después’, es… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • seguir — (Del lat. *sequīre, de sequi, con la t. de ire). 1. tr. Ir después o detrás de alguien. U. t. c. intr.) 2. Ir en busca de alguien o algo; dirigirse, caminar hacia él o ello. 3. Proseguir o continuar en lo empezado. 4. Ir en compañía de alguien.… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • SEGUIR — (Del lat. sequi.) ► verbo transitivo/ intransitivo 1 Ir una persona o una cosa después o detrás de otra: ■ el coche seguía a la ambulancia. ANTÓNIMO preceder ► verbo transitivo 2 Acompañar, ir con una persona: ■ el perro me sigue por toda la casa …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • seguir — (Del lat. sequi.) ► verbo transitivo/ intransitivo 1 Ir una persona o una cosa después o detrás de otra: ■ el coche seguía a la ambulancia. ANTÓNIMO preceder ► verbo transitivo 2 Acompañar, ir con una persona: ■ el perro me sigue por toda la casa …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • seguir — v tr (Se conjuga como medir, 3a) I. 1 Ir detrás de alguien o de algo recorriendo el mismo camino: Para no perderme seguí a mi hermano , seguir a una persona, seguir la presa, seguir a un ladrón 2 Recorrer un camino o trayectoria sin apartarse de… …   Español en México

  • seguir — {{#}}{{LM S35254}}{{〓}} {{ConjS35254}}{{\}}CONJUGACIÓN{{/}}{{SynS36141}} {{[}}seguir{{]}} ‹se·guir› {{《}}▍ v.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Ir detrás en el espacio o suceder en el tiempo por orden, turno o número: • El perro sigue a su amo. El martes sigue al …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • seguir — se|guir Mot Agut Verb transitiu i pronominal …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • seguir — (v) (Básico) suceder inmediatamente después de otra cosa Ejemplos: Febrero sigue a enero. La boda fue estupenda, pero lo que la siguió era un desastre. Sinónimos: continuar (v) (Intermedio) ir detrás de una persona por el mismo camino Ejemplos:… …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate


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