-go to / go and-

Nota d'uso
to go and do st. è usato in contesti colloquiali al posto di to go to do st., andare a fare qc.: We went and saw the match, andammo a vedere la partita.
Questa costruzione, che consiste nel sostituire la proposizione infinitiva con una proposizione coordinata introdotta da and, è possibile anche con to come, to hurry (up), to run, to stay e to stop: Come and visit us!, vieni a trovarci!; Hugh stayed and helped me, Hugh rimase ad aiutarmi; She ran and told him to hide, corse a dirgli di nascondersi; Let's stop and have a drink, fermiamoci a prendere qualcosa da bere; Hurry and get dressed: it's late!, fai in fretta a vestirti: è tardi!
Se to go o to come sono usati nella forma base senza desinenze, and talvolta è omesso: Go sit next to Daddy, vai a sederti vicino a papà.
Per la costruzione to try and ► to try.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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