salir bien
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to result well) 
Si este negocio sale bien, nos haremos millonarios.If this deal turns out well, we'll be millionaires.
Esta reunión es muy importante para nuestro departamento. Solo espero que salga bien.This meeting is very important for our department. I just hope it turns out right.
Si el plan no sale bien, tendremos una deuda enorme.If the plan doesn't go well, we'll be hugely in debt.
Todo tiene que salir bien esta noche. El restaurante se juega su prestigio.Everything has to go right this evening. It's the restaurant's reputation that's at stake.
Me alegro de que te salieran bien las cosas, Karen.I'm glad things worked out well for you, Karen.
Creo que la candidata socialista estuvo firme y salió bien del debate.I think the Socialist candidate was firm and came out well from the debate.
2. (to be done or made nicely) 
Salieron muy bien las fotos de las vacaciones.The photos from our vacation came out very well.
b. no direct translation 
Esta paella no me ha salido bien.This paella didn't come out right.
Te salió muy bien el dibujo, Remedios.You did a very nice drawing, Remedios.
3. (to be removed) 
Las manchas de vino no salen bien con un detergente normal.Wine stains don't come out well with an ordinary laundry detergent.
4. (to cost little) 
Si salen bien de precio los tenis, compra dos pares.If the sneakers work out cheap, buy two pairs.
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