fall out
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
fall out(
fal
 
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 come out)
a. caerse
My son makes me so nervous that I think my hair's going to fall out.Mi hijo me pone tan nerviosa que creo que se me va caer pelo.
2. (to quarrel)
a. pelearse
My brother and I weren't on speaking terms since we had fallen out a month before.Mi hermano y yo no nos hablábamos desde que nos habíamos peleando un mes antes.
b. reñir
My parents would fall out from time to time, but they always found a way to make up.Mis padres reñían de vez en cuando, pero siempre encontraban la manera de reconciliarse.
3. (military)
a. romper filas
The sergeant ordered the soldiers to fall out.El sargento ordenó a los soldados que rompieran filas.
4. (to turn out)
a. resultar
It fell out that that the mayoral candidate had embezzled city funds.Resultó que el candidato a la alcaldía había malversado fondos de la ciudad.
b. salir
Depending on how everything falls out, we may still have time for a trip to the zoo.Dependiendo de como salgan las cosas, tal vez todavía tendremos tiempo para una excursión al zoológico.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
fall out
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (quarrel)
a. reñir
b. pelearse
2. (military)
a. romper filas
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
fall out
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+person, object] caerse;of de
2 (Mil) romper filas
3 (quarrel)
to fall out (with sb) (over sth) enfadarse or enojarse (con algn) (por algo); (LAm)
4 (happen)
it fell out that resultó que; events fell out (just) as we had hoped todo salió como habíamos deseado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning