Translation of work out in Spanish:

work out

salir, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(turn out)

      salir
      resultar
      to work out well/badly salir / resultar bien/mal
      • it works out more/less expensive by rail sale / resulta más caro/más barato en tren
      • to work out at sth
      • it works out at $75 a gram/a head sale (a) 75 dólares el gramo/por cabeza
      • the complete package works out at $420 el paquete completo sale (por) 420 dólares

    • 1.2(be successful)

      (plan) salir bien
      things haven't worked out for her las cosas no le han salido bien

    • 1.3Sport
      (train, exercise)

      hacer ejercicio

  • 2

    • 2.1(solve)

      (sum) hacer
      (riddle/puzzle) resolver
      things will work themselves out las cosas se arreglarán solas
      • they've got to work things out for themselves tienen que resolver las cosas por sí mismos
      • we can work it out! ¡ya lo arreglaremos!

    • 2.2(find, calculate)

      (probability/percentage) calcular
      have you worked out the answer? ¿lo has resuelto?
      • he worked out how much we would need calculó cuánto necesitaríamos

    • 2.3(understand)

      (meaning/reason) entender
      (person/attitude) entender British
      I couldn't work out what he meant no lograba entender qué quería decir
      • I can't work out why he did such a thing no logro entender / no me explico por qué hizo semejante cosa
      • I can't work out where we are no me doy cuenta de dónde estamos

    • 2.4(devise, determine)

      (solution) idear
      (solution) encontrar
      (plan) elaborar
      (plan) idear
      (procedure) idear
      (procedure) desarrollar
      we've worked out a deal with the unions hemos llegado a un acuerdo con los sindicatos
      • the details still have to be worked out todavía falta finalizar los detalles
      • I've worked out a way of … he encontrado / ideado una manera de …
      • I've got to work out what to do with the money tengo que decidir qué hacer con el dinero
      • to have it all worked out tenerlo todo resuelto / planeado

    • 2.5(complete)

      (prison sentence) cumplir
      to work out one's notice trabajar hasta el final del período de preaviso

    • 2.6(exhaust)

      (mine) agotar