out often appears as the second element of certain verb structures in English ( come out, keep out, knock out, etc). For translations, see the relevant verb entry ( come, keep, knock, etc).
- 1 1.1 (outside) fuera, afuera (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) is the cat in or out? ¿el gato está (a)dentro or (a)fuera? is he still in the bathroom? — no, he's out ¿está todavía en el baño? — no, ya ha salido all the books on Dickens are out todos los libros sobre Dickens están prestados the jury is still out el jurado todavía está deliberando the jury's out on which will prove to be the right formula está por ver(se) cuál será la fórmula correcta see also out ofMore example sentences1.2 (not at home, work) she's out; can I take a message? no está ¿quiere dejar un recado? he's out to o at lunch ha salido a comer tell him I'm out dile que no estoy I was out most of the day estuve (a)fuera casi todo el día we haven't had a night out for months hace meses que no salimos de noche they had a day out in York pasaron un día en York to eat o [formal] dine out comer fuera or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) afuera out and about I don't like sitting in an office, I prefer to be out and about no me gusta estar metido en una oficina, prefiero andar por ahí you must get out and about more tienes que salir más it was some weeks before he was out and about again pasaron semanas antes de que pudiera reanudar sus actividades see also go out
- Then at midnight people just appeared out on the street with bubbly, singing Auld Lang Syne.
- Fortunately I was able to move the car out, enabling me to get mother and her wheelchair into the car.
- I stand up, a little bit more carefully than usual, and walk extra-steadily out to the car.
- 2 (removed) I'm having my stitches out next week la semana que viene me sacan los puntos the plug is out está desenchufado
- 3 3.1 (indicating movement, direction) out! ¡fuera! out salida she went over to the window and looked out se acercó a la ventana y miró para afuera she ran out screaming salió corriendo y gritando 3.2 (outstretched, projecting) the dog had its tongue out el perro tenía la lengua fuera or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) afuera arms out, legs together brazos extendidos, piernas juntas
- 4 4.1 (ejected, dismissed) any more foul language and she's out! ¡otra palabrota más y se va or la echo! he couldn't get the tenants out no pudo echar a los inquilinos 4.2 (from hospital, jail) he's been out for a month now ya hace un mes que salió 4.3 (out of office) the socialists will be out next time los socialistas van a perder las próximas elecciones Jones out! ¡fuera Jones!
- 5 5.1 (displayed, not put away) are the plates out yet? ¿están puestos ya los platos? he left his toys out all over the room dejó los juguetes tirados por la habitación 5.2 (in blossom) en flor 5.3 (shining) when the sun's out cuando hay or hace sol the stars are out hay estrellas
- 6 6.1 (revealed, in the open) it's out now and she'll have no peace from the media ya se ha descubierto el secreto or el secreto ha salido a la luz y la prensa no la va a dejar en paz once the news was out, she left the country en cuanto se supo la noticia, se fue del país word was out that … corría el rumor de que … out with it! who stole the documents? ¡dilo ya! ¿quién robó los documentos? 6.2 (published, produced) a report out today points out that … un informe publicado hoy señala que … there are no newspapers out today hoy no ha salido ningún periódico their new album will be out by April sacarán el nuevo disco para abril the results are due out next week los resultados salen la semana que viene 6.3 (in existence) [colloquial/familiar] it's the fastest car out es el coche más rápido que hay (en el mercado)More example sentences
- He only found out about the romance a few days before the alleged murder on July 24 this year.
- Upon returning home I found out that snowball fights can be pretty tiring.
- He has played a key role in growing the business by looking out for opportunities.
- 7 (indicating distance) out here in Japan aquí en Japón they worked out in Brunei for a while estuvieron un tiempo trabajando en Brunei we live out Brampton way vivimos en la dirección de Brampton three days out [Nautical/Náutica] a los tres días de zarpar ten miles out [Nautical/Náutica] a diez millas de la costa
- 9 (in horseracing, athletics) it's Kirk's second time out this season es la segunda vez que Kirk corre esta temporada
- 10 [Radio] [Telecommunications/Telecomunicaciones] (end of message) fuera
- 11 (in phrases/en locuciones) out for he's just out for her money lo único que quiere es su dinero Lewis was out for revenge Lewis quería vengarse out to +
infinitive/infinitivoshe's out to beat the record está decidida a batir el récord they're only out to make money su único objetivo es hacer dinero they're out to get you! ¡andan tras de ti!, ¡van a por ti! (Spain/España) see also out of
The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.
- 1 (predicative/predicativo) 1.1 (extinguished) to be out [fire/light/pipe] estar* apagado 1.2 (unconscious) inconsciente, sin conocimiento he was out for five minutes estuvo inconsciente durante cinco minutos after five vodkas she was out cold con cinco vodkas, quedó fuera de combate [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 (not functioning) our telephone is out no nos funciona el teléfono
- 2 (predicative/predicativo) 2.1 (at an end) before the day/month/year/summer is out antes de que acabe el día/mes/año/verano school's out (British English/inglés británico) han terminado las clases 2.2 (out of fashion) pasado de moda sideburns are out las patillas están pasadas de moda or ya no se llevan see also go out 7 1More example sentences2.3 (out of the question) [colloquial/familiar] smoking in the bedrooms is absolutely out ni hablar de fumar en los dormitorios [colloquial/familiar], está terminantemente prohibido fumar en los dormitorios
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- Personally, I'm glad cowboy boots are out.
- Celebrity stylist Luke O'Connor proclaimed ‘big hair and extensions are out’.
- Yes it's true, straight hair is out and curls are in.
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- She's not ‘out’ yet, she's only in the schoolroom still.
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- I'm not out to my family, I don't want to lose any ties.
- I've been out since I was 15.
- Adam is out at work, and his colleagues know his boyfriend.
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- We've already done a movie, so that's out.
- The pool registers a seriously chilly 38 degrees, so swimming is out.
- He's been out since I settled him on the couch. He'll be unconscious for a while yet.
- You were out cold for five minutes.
- He said he was knocked unconscious and thought he had been out for about two hours.
- 3 [Sport/Deporte] 3.1 (eliminated) to be out quedar out or fuera [team] quedar eliminado see also out of 3 1 3.2 (unable to play) (predicative/predicativo) she's out with a broken ankle no puede jugar porque tiene el tobillo roto 3.3 (outside limit) (predicative/predicativo) fuera it was out cayó or fue fuera out! (call by line-judge or umpire) ¡out!
- 4 (inaccurate) (predicative/predicativo) they were out in their calculations se equivocaron en los cálculos the estimate was $900 out oout by $900 se equivocaron en 900 dólares en el cálculo you're not far out no andas muy descaminado you're way o a long way o miles out andas muy lejos or muy erradoMore example sentences
- Maureen could be relied on to get the scores totted up in double quick time and was never out in her calculations.
- How could an organisation with a previously excellent record of financial management be shown to be so far out in its calculations?
- The NRA's preliminary cost for the project was out by 46 percent.
- 5 (without, out of) [colloquial/familiar] (predicative/predicativo) coffee? sorry, I'm completely out ¿café? lo siento, no me queda ni gota [colloquial/familiar] see also out of 6
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- 1 1.1 (in baseball) out (m), hombre (m) fueraMore example sentences1.2 (escape) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], escapatoria (feminine) he's looking for an out está buscando una escapatoria
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- The biggest difference between them is in the number of outs that these two players have generated over the course of their careers.
- Well, if you strike out a bunch of guys and get the vast majority of the remaining outs via groundballs, you're not likely to allow too many home runs.
- Simply put, the pitcher who can give up the least percentage of flyball outs is best on track for good overall numbers.
- These factors would give him many outs for not building a missile defense system.
- He was becoming sloppy and careless - I think he was looking for an out.
- Evans is reportedly looking for an out after spending £8m on the team.