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Translation of out of in Spanish:


  • 1 (from inside) See examples: it fell out of her hand
    se le cayó de la mano
    (come) out of there!
    ¡salgan de ahí!
    to look out of the window
    mirar (hacia afuera) por la ventana
    don't drink out of the bottle
    no bebas de la botella
    they operate out of La Guardia airport
    sus vuelos salen del aeropuerto de La Guardia
  • 2 2.1 (outside) See examples: I was out of the room for two minutes
    estuve dos minutos fuera or (in Latin America also) afuera de la habitación
    I want you out of those wet clothes/this office immediately
    haz el favor de quitarte esa ropa mojada/salir de esta oficina inmediatamente
    you'll be out of the hospital soon
    pronto saldrás del hospital
    2.2 (distant from) See examples: 100 miles out of Murmansk (Nautical)
    a 100 millas de Murmansk
    they were four days out of port
    llevaban cuatro días de navegación
    they live 15 miles out of the capital
    viven a 15 millas de la capital
  • 3 3.1 (eliminated, excluded) See examples: Korea is out of the tournament
    Corea ha quedado eliminada
    he's out of the running for the cup
    ha quedado fuera de la competencia or (Spain) de la competición por la copa
    he was left out of the team
    no lo incluyeron en el equipo
    3.2 (not involved in) See examples: I've been out of teaching for a year
    hace un año que dejé la enseñanza
    to be/feel out of it [colloquial]
    sentirse excluido
  • 4 4.1 (indicating source, origin) I got the idea out of a book
    saqué la idea de un libro
    you look like something out of a horror movie
    pareces salido de una película de terror
    4.2 (indicating substance, makeup) made out of steel/wood
    hecho de acero/madera
    4.3 (indicating motive) out of charity/envy/loyalty
    por caridad/envidia/lealtad
    4.4 (indicating mother of horse) out of the same mare
    de la misma yegua
  • 5 (from among) out of all the children in the class, only two came
    de todos los niños de la clase, solo vinieron dos
    eight out of ten people
    ocho de cada diez personas
    one out of every six
    uno de cada seis
  • 6 (indicating lack) See examples: we're out of bread
    nos hemos quedado sin pan
    no nos queda pan

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