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Translation of out of in Spanish:

preposition/preposición

  • 1 (from inside) 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) I was out of the room for two minutes estuve dos minutos fuera or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) 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) 100 miles out of Murmansk [Nautical/Náutica] 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) 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/España) de la competición por la copa he was left out of the team no lo incluyeron en el equipo 3.2 (not involved in) I've been out of teaching for a year hace un año que dejé la enseñanza to be/feel out of it [colloquial/familiar] sentirse* excluido
  • 4 4.1 (indicating source, origin) de 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) de made out of steel/wood hecho de acero/madera 4.3 (indicating motive) por out of charity/envy/loyalty por caridad/envidia/lealtad 4.4 (indicating mother of horse) de out of the same mare de la misma yegua
  • 5 (from among) de 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) we're out of bread nos hemos quedado sin pan, no nos queda pan

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