Quick answer
"Fit in" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "congeniar", and "stand out" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "sobresalir". Learn more about the difference between "fit in" and "stand out" below.
fit in(
fiht
 
ihn
)
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 adapt socially)
a. congeniar
I was worried that my son would be bullied because he didn't fit in with his classmates.Me preocupada que mi hijo sufriera acoso porque no congeniaba con sus compañeros de clase.
b. encajar
Given his terrible attitude, it was no surprise that he didn't fit in with the group.Dada su terrible actitud, no sorprendió a nadie que no encajara en el grupo.
c. amoldarse
It took him a few weeks, but he finally started to fit in at his new job.Le tomó unas semanas, pero finalmente empezó a amoldarse a su nuevo trabajo.
2. (to be in accordance with)
a. concordar
The last section of your dissertation doesn't fit in with the rest of your analysis.La última sección de tu disertación no concuerda con el resto de tu análisis.
b. cuadrar
Any changes to the traffic laws should fit in with the legislation already in place.Todo cambio de las leyes de tráfico debe cuadrar con la legislación ya implementada.
c. corresponder
Your story doesn't fit in with the other accounts that we've heard.Tu historia no corresponde con las demás historias que hemos oído.
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
3. (to be space for)
a. caber
We will have to use your truck, because the supplies won't fit in my car.Tendremos que usar tu camión, porque los suministros no van a caber en mi carro.
4. (to find time for)
a. hacer un hueco
The dentist is busy all afternoon today, but I think I can fit you in tomorrow.El dentista hoy estará ocupado toda la tarde, pero creo que puedo hacerte un hueco mañana.
b. tener tiempo para
There were too many activities to fit in the day.Había demasiadas actividades para tener tiempo para todas.
5. (to find space for)
a. acomodar
I thought the hotel was full, but I think we can fit you in tonight.Creía que el hotel estaba lleno, pero creo que podemos acomodarte esta noche.
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stand out(
stahnd
 
aut
)
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 be conspicuous)
a. sobresalir
What stands out about this city is the friendliness of its people.Lo que sobresale de esta ciudad es la amabilidad de su gente.
b. destacarse
The originality of the narrative is what makes the novel stand out.La originalidad de la narrativa es lo que hace que se destaque la novela.
c. destacar
Of course you're going to stand out at the wedding if you wear a clown suit.Claro que vas a destacar en la boda si vistes un traje de payaso.
d. resaltar
I chose this font for the sign because it really stands out.Elegí esta tipografía para el cartel porque resalta mucho.
2. (to project)
a. sobresalir
The rock stood out alone from the rest of the formation.Sola la roca sobresalía del resto de la formación.
3. (to resist)
a. oponerse a
The senator stood out against the bill because of its restrictions on voting rights.El senador se opuso al proyecto de ley por sus restricciones de los derechos de votación.
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