(=ir) to go
(=andar) to walk
marcharon a pie they went on foot
marcharon hacia el pueblo they walked towards the village
3 ¡marchando, que llegamos tarde! get a move on, we'll be late!
--¡un café! --¡marchando! "a coffee, please" -- "right away, sir!"
[mecanismo] to work
mi reloj no marcha my watch isn't working
el motor no marcha the engine isn't working, the engine won't work
el motor marcha mal the engine isn't running properly
marchar en vacío to idle
(=desarrollarse) to go
todo marcha bien everything is going well
el proyecto marcha the plan is working (out)
el negocio no marcha the business is getting nowhere
¿cómo marcha eso o marchan las cosas? (esp LAm) how's it going?, how are things?
6 (Caribe, Cono Sur)
[caballo] to trot
* to do military service
b marcharse vpr to go (away), leave
¿os marcháis? are you leaving?
con permiso, me marcho if you don't mind I must go
es tarde, me marcho a casa it's late, I'm going home
me marché de casa a los veinte años I left home when I was twenty
¿cuándo te marchas de vacaciones? when are you going on holiday?
se marchó de la capital he left the capital
marcharse a otro sitio to go somewhere else
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