doties

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doties

  1. to give oneself; reflexive form of dot
  2. to go, to set off, to set out, to leave (to put oneself in motion in order to reach a certain goal, either on foot or in a vehicle)
    doties līdzi draugamto go with a friend
    doties pāri ielaito go across the street
    doties laukā no istabasto go out of the room
    doties uz mājāmto go home
    doties uz pilsētuto go to the city
    doties pa kāpnēm lejāto go down the stairs
    doties laivā pāri upeito go across the river on a boat
    doties uz staciju ar motocikluto go to the station by motorcycle
    doties atpakaļ ar lidmašīnuto go back by airplane
    govis dodas uz ganībāmthe cows went to pasture
    laiva dodas pa upi lejupthe boat went down the river
    skriešus doties cauri mežamto go running through the forest
    lēniem soļiem doties kalnā augšāto go up the hill with slow steps
    Alvils Dzeguze, neaizgājis līdz ārdurvīm, apgriezās un devās atpakaļ uz laboratorijuAlvils Dzeguze, (having decided) not to go to the front door, turned around and went back to the laboratory
  3. to go somewhere to carry out a certain action, to participate in a certain activity
    doties uz izstādito go to an exhibition
    doties pie darbato go to work
    doties ekskursijā, ceļojumāto go on a tour, on a trip
    doties mēdībasto go hunting
    doties uz frontito go to the (war) front
    doties briesmāsto go to danger (= to a dangerous situation)
    signālu doties kaujā saņēma arī mūsu bataljonsalso our battalion received the signal to go to battle
    pēc kādas stundas devāmies atkal ceļā un braucām līdz pat saules rietamafter about an hour we went back on our way and traveled up to the very sunset

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