¿Sabías que...?: ¿Sabías que el perejil tiene más potasio que el plánato?
work out / calcular
work out   work
A. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=calculate)
[+cost, profit]   calcular
[+answer]   encontrar
·I worked it out in my head
·lo calculé mentalmente
2. (=solve)
[+problem]   resolver
·things will work themselves out
·al final, todo saldrá bien or se solucionará
3. (=devise)   idear
·to work out a plan
idear or formal usage urdir un plan
4. (=understand)   lograr entender
·I just couldn't work it out
·no lograba entenderlo
·can you work out where we are on the map?
·¿puedes determinar or averiguar dónde estamos en el mapa?
·I can't work him out
*   no puedo entenderle
5. (=exhaust)
[+mine, land]   agotar
6. (in job)
·to work out one'noun notice
·trabajar hasta que se acabe el tiempo de preaviso
7. (=get rid of)
[+anger, frustration]   librarse de
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (=allow solution)   resolverse
·it doesn't work out
[sum]   no sale
2. (=amount to)
·the cost worked out at five pounds
·los costos ascendieron a cinco libras
·how much does it work out at?
·¿cuánto suma?,   ¿a cuánto sale?
·it works out at ten pounds each
·sale a diez libras esterlinas por persona
·gas heating would work out cheaper
·la calefacciónoun de gas saldría masculineánoun barata
3. (=succeed)   salir bien
·I hope it will work out well
·espero que salga bien
·everything worked out well
·todo or la cosa salió bien
·how did it work out?
·¿qué tal salió?
·it hasn't worked out that way
·no ha sido así
4. (=exercise)   hacer ejercicio
·I work out twice a week
·hago ejercicio dos veces a la semana
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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