Translation of resultar in English:

resultar

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 2 (+ complemento/+ complement) 2.1resultar + adjetivo/adjective leérselo todo en un día resulta muy pesado it is very boring to have to read it all in one day comprándolo al por mayor resulta más barato it works out cheaper if you buy it wholesale la casa resultó más cara de lo que pensábamos the house proved o/or turned out to be more expensive than we had thought en el accidente resultaron muertas/heridas dos personas [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] two people were killed/injured in the accident resultó tal como lo habíamos planeado it turned out o/or worked out just as we had planned (+ me/te/le etc) ese chico me resulta simpático I think that boy's very nice la película me resultó aburridísima I found the movie extremely boring la casa nos resulta demasiado grande ahora que los niños no están the house is too big for us now the children have left home 2.2resultar + infinitivo/infinitive todo el problema resultó ser un malentendido the whole thing turned out to be o/or proved to be a misunderstanding al final resultó ser cierto in the end it turned out to be true resultó tener una hermana en la misma escuela he turned out to have a sister at the same school
  • 3 (en tercera persona/in third person) ahora resulta que tengo yo la culpa so now it's my fault, so now it seems it's all my fault fui a la tienda y resulta que estaba cerrada I went to the shop but it was closed y resulta que la llamo y se había olvidado and so I called her, and (it turned out) she'd forgotten all about it
  • 4 (derivar) resultar en algo to result in sth, lead to sth un incidente que resultó en una crisis internacional an incident which led to o/or resulted in an international crisis resultar de algo to be the result of sth no sé lo que va a resultar de todo esto I don't know what will come of all this, I don't know what the result o/or outcome of all this will be

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.