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What do "go straight along"," go ahead", "go down", and " go up" mean when giving directions? Are they the same, or is there a difference when we are telling people to go straight and not to turn left or right? Thank you very much :)
Mar 9, 2014 11:29 PM
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They usually all mean the same thing. :) If referring to one road and going in the same direction, all of these can be used: "Go down that road for 2 miles." = "Go up this street 2 miles." = "Go ahead that way 2 miles." = "Go straight along this parkway 2 miles." etc. Otherwise, "Go up this road 2 miles," and "Go down this road 2 miles," can mean opposite directions.
March 10, 2014
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