Quick answer
"Come out" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "salir", and "go into" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "entrar en". Learn more about the difference between "come out" and "go into" below.
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to go out)
a. salir
The sun came out.Salió el sol.
2. (to leave; used with "of")
a. salir de
When she came out of the hospital, she had to use a wheelchair.Tuvo que usar una silla de ruedas al salir del hospital.
3. (to disappear)
a. quitarse
This stain on my shirt won't come out.Esta mancha en mi camisa no se quita.
b. salir
I spilled wine on my white couch, and now it won't come out.Derramé vino en mi sofá blanco, y ahora no sale.
4. (to turn out)
a. salir
I was trying to paint a portrait of my niece, but it didn't come out very well.Intentaba pintar un retrato de mi sobrina, pero no salió muy bien.
5. (to be released)
a. estrenarse (movie)
The first Stars Wars movie came out in 1976.La primera película de Star Wars se estrenó en 1976.
b. salir (movie or publication)
Her first novel comes out next month.Su primera novela sale el próximo mes.
c. publicarse (publication)
Our newspaper comes out once a week.Nuestro periódico sale una vez a la semana.
6. (to become detached)
a. caerse
I think that molar is about to come out.Creo que esa muela está por caerse.
7. (to make known one's sexuality)
a. declararse
I want to come out to my parents, but it's really scary.Quiero declararme a mis padres, pero es muy aterrador.
b. declararse homosexual
Her family was very supportive of her when she came out.Su familia le dio todo su apoyo cuando se declaró homosexual.
c. salir del clóset
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
No one was particularly surprised when he finally came out.Nadie se extrañó demasiado cuando por fin salió del clóset.
8. (to be revealed)
a. salir a la luz
Everyone was shocked when the corruption scandal came out.Todos se asombraron cuando el escándalo de corrupción salió a la luz.
b. divulgarse
The whole nation mourned when the news of the president's death came out.Todo el país lloró la muerte del presidente cuando se divulgó la noticia.
9. (to open)
a. salir (flower)
The flowers don't come out until May here.Las flores no salen hasta mayo por aquí.
10. (to be said)
a. salir
I tried to make a flirtatious remark to her, but all that came out were mumbles.Traté de decirle un piropo, pero tan solo me salieron unos balbuceos.
11. (to total)
a. salir a
The scarf and the purse came out to almost $800.El pañuelo y el bolso salieron a casi $800.
12.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(to enter society)
a. presentarse en sociedad
I remember how excited I was to come out when I was a debutante.Recuerdo lo emocionada que estaba de presentarme en sociedad cuando era debutante.
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go into
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to enter)
a. entrar en
Hugo was very nervous as he went into the principal's office.Hugo estaba muy nervioso cuando entró en el despacho del director.
b. entrar a
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
An inspector went into both of the factories yesterday.Un inspector entró a las dos fábricas ayer.
c. meterse en
The reporter went into the building by the back door.El reportero se metió en el edificio por la puerta trasera.
2. (to begin)
a. empezar
The economy went into a period of sustained growth.La economía empezó un periodo de crecimiento sostenido.
b. entrar en
The mother went into a state of shock when she heard the news.La madre entró en estado de shock cuando le dieron la noticia.
3. (to discuss)
a. entrar en
Right now I don't want to go into who may be to blame.Ahora mismo no quiero entrar en quién puede tener la culpa.
b. analizar
Can we just go into this in a little more detail?¿Podemos analizar esto un poco más a fondo?
c. explicar
The spokesman refused to go into why the negotiations had broken down.El portavoz se negó a explicar por qué habían fracasado las negociaciones.
4. (to analyze)
a. analizar
The report goes into the causes of the accident.El informe analiza las causas del accidente.
b. estudiar
To understand why it happened we need to go into the relationships between the different departments.Para entender por qué pasó tenemos que estudiar las relaciones entre los diferentes departamentos.
c. examinar
If you go into this issue in depth, you will reach some very interesting conclusions.Si examinas este asunto a fondo, llegarás a unas conclusiones muy interesantes.
5. (to start working in)
a. empezar a trabajar en
Louis went into fashion rather than becoming a teacher.Louis empezó a trabajar en el mundo de la moda en lugar de ser profesor.
b. entrar en
Several academics have decided to go into politics recently.Varios académicos han decidido últimamente entrar en la política.
c. dedicarse a
The two brothers went into public relations.Los dos hermanos se dedicaron a relaciones públicas.
d. meterse en
I went into this business with the idea of becoming a millionaire.Me metí en este negocio con la idea de hacerme millonario.
6. (to be spent on)
a. dedicarse a
Millions of dollars will need to go into rebuilding the town.Se tendrán que dedicar millones de dólares a la reconstrucción de la ciudad.
b. destinarse a
Nobody knows how much money went into this failed operation.Nadie sabe cuánto dinero se destinó a esta operación fallida.
7. (to be involved in)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A lot of time went into planning the conference.La planificación del congreso supuso muchas horas de trabajo.
Few people realize the work that goes into each of these pieces.Pocas personas se dan cuenta del trabajo que conlleva cada una de estas piezas.
8. (to be a divisor of)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
6 goes into 15 twice with a remainder of 3.15 dividido entre 6 da 2 y me sobran 3.
How many times does 7 go into 28?¿Cuánto da 28 entre 7?
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