Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Monday August 5, 2013

salir, verb:
to come out

You’ll probably already know salir in the meaning of ‘to go out’:

Le encanta salir con las amigas.
She loves going out with her friends.

It also means the opposite: to come out:

Cuando salimos del cine, llovía.
When we came out of the cinema it was raining.

You don’t only use it to refer to people. If a record or a book comes out, you also use salir:

Acaba de salir su última novela.
His latest novel has just come out.

Están todos a la espera de que en los próximos días salga su nuevo CD.
Everybody’s waiting for his new CD to come out in the next few days.

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