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"Get out" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "salir", and "come out" is an intransitive verb phrase which is also often translated as "salir". Learn more about the difference between "get out" and "come out" below.
get out(
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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 exit)
a. salir (of a building)
I can't get out of the house because the baby is sick.No puedo salir de la casa porque el bebé está enfermo.
b. bajarse (of a vehicle)
Jack got out of the car and went to open the door for Mandy.Jack se bajó del coche y pasó a abrirle la puerta a Mandy.
2. (to escape)
a. salir
After five years in prison, the criminal got out.Después de cinco años en prisión, el criminal salió libre.
b. escapar
The dog got out through the back door.El perro se escapó por la puerta de atrás.
3. (to become disclosed)
a. salir
When the real story got out, the public was shocked.Cuando salió la verdadera historia, la gente quedó escandalizada.
b. filtrarse
Despite efforts to keep the deal a secret, the details got out.A pesar de los esfuerzos por mantener el trato en secreto, se filtraron los detalles.
c. saberse
If information about her illegal business deals gets out, she'll likely be deported.Si la información sobre sus negocios ilegales se sabe, probablemente será deportada.
d. hacerse público
When the documents got out, his career was finished.Cuando se hicieron públicos los documentos, su carrera se terminó.
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
4. (to remove)
a. sacar
I could see we were lost so I got the map out.Vi que nos habíamos perdido y saqué el mapa.
b. quitar
If I can get blood stains out of a white T-shirt, I can do anything.Si puedo quitar manchas de sangre de una camiseta blanca, puedo hacer lo que sea.
5. (to cause to leave)
a. sacar
I couldn't get him out of the party.No lo pude sacar de la fiesta.
6. (to send)
a. mandar
I was able to get an email out to the colonel before we went out of range.Logré mandar un correo electrónico al coronel antes de quedarme sin cobertura.
7. (sports)
a. eliminar
The second baseman caught a fly and got the batter out.El hombre de la segunda base atrapó un fly y eliminó al bateador.
8. (to utter)
a. decir
Larry was so stunned that he could barely get a word out.Larry estaba tan pasmado que apenas podía decir una palabra.
9. (to send for) (United Kingdom)
a. hacer venir
It'll cost a fortune to get a plumber out at this time of night.Va a costar un dineral hacer venir a un plomero a estas horas de la noche.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
10. (go away)
a. fuera de aquí
Get out! I don't want to see you!¡Fuera de aquí! ¡No quiero verte!
11.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express disbelief)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. dale
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Get out! Carl would never do a thing like that.¡Dale! Carl jamás haría algo así.
b. anda ya
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Cameron Diaz came into the restaurant you were in? Get out!¿Que Cameron Diaz entró en el restaurante donde estabas? ¡Anda ya!
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come out(
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aut
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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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