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I think they both mean "to go" -- is that right?

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Please provide more context or show research effort, otherwise this is a dictionary lookup question, which is not a good question. Generally, 去 means 'go' as opposed to 'come'. 走 means 'go' as opposed to 'stop'. –  NS.X. Jul 14 '13 at 23:31
    
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This question is off-topic because it is a general reference question and doesn't clearly state where you are having difficulty understanding the difference between these two words. –  xiaohouzi79 Jul 15 '13 at 23:23

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http://www.yellowbridge.com/ provides great explanations on usage, etymology, and other aspects that will help you break down each character so you can understand the differences.

去:http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/wordsearch.php?searchMode=C&dialect=M&word=%E5%8E%BB&search=Go

To go somewhere

我去海边 (Wǒ qù hǎibiān) I'm going to the beach (with no description of how you're getting there... are you walking (走路)? are you driving (开车)? are you running (跑步)?)


走: http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/wordsearch.php?searchMode=C&word=%E8%B5%B0&search=Go&dialect=M

To walk, to run, to move (vehicles), to leave

我走到海边去了 (Wǒ zǒu dào hǎibiān qùle) I walked to the beach (where 走 specifies you walked there, paired with 到 to represent the destination)

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去 means that you want to go to somewhere which is your aim. 走 It's just a kind of way to go to somewhere,you can walk(走),run,take a plane to it.

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