In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dar resultado)to workinténtalo, 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
2.1resultar + 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
2.2resultar + 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
3ahora resulta que tengo yo la culpa — 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 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 will come of all this
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