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"Fade out" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "fundirse a negro", and "fade in" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "abrir de negro y fade in". Learn more about the difference between "fade out" and "fade in" below.
fade out
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 become slowly imperceptible)
a. fundirse a negro
With that shot, it fades out, and we go to the credits.Con esa toma, se funde a negro y pasamos a los créditos.
b. fundirse en negro
You see Hank's perspective as the room begins to spin around him, and then everything fades out.Ves la perspectiva de Hank cuando el cuarto empieza a girar alrededor de él, y luego todo se funde en negro.
c. apagarse
The music fades out and the protagonist is left watching the waves in silence.La música se va apagando y el protagonista se queda mirando las olas en silencio.
2. (to disappear gradually)
a. desvanecerse
After years of austerity, people's hopes and dreams had slowly faded out.Después de años de austeridad, las esperanzas y los sueños de la gente se habían desvanecido poco a poco.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to cause to disappear gradually)
a. fundir a negro
Do you think we should fade out this scene or just jump directly to the church?¿Crees que debemos fundir esta escena a negro o saltar directamente a la iglesia?
b. fundir en negro
Don't you think that we're fading that shot out too quickly?¿No te parece que fundimos esa toma en negro demasiado rápido?
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fade in
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. (film)
a. abrir de negro y fade in
We're going to fade in with a shot of the desert.Vamos a abrir con de negro fade in a una imagen del desierto.
b. entrar con un fade in
As Federico climbs the stairs, ominous music fades in.Cuando Federico sube la escalera, música siniestra entra con un fade in.
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
2. (film)
a. poner un fade in a
Beginning with the shot of the church, we're going to fade in the music.Empezando con la toma de la iglesia, vamos a poner un fade in a la música.
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