Translation of resultar in English:

resultar

to work, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (dar resultado)
    to work
    inténtalo, tal vez resulte give it a go, it might work
    • su idea no resultó his idea didn't work (out)
    • traté de convencerlo pero no resultó I tried to persuade him but it didn't work / but it was no good
    • + me/te/le etc no creo que te resulte I don't think it will work
  • 2

    • 2.1

      resultar + adj
      • 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 / turned out to be more expensive than we had thought
      • en el accidente resultaron muertas/heridas dos personas two people were killed/injured in the accident
      • resultó tal como lo habíamos planeado it turned out / 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

    • 2.2

      resultar + inf
      • todo el problema resultó ser un malentendido the whole thing turned out to be / 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

    ahora resulta que tengo yo la culpa so now it's 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 lead to sth
    • un incidente que resultó en una crisis internacional an incident which led to / 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 the result / outcome of all this will be