encendíamos
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encender

Con sus paredes blancas, sus ventanas grandes a un lado y la televisión vieja que nunca encendíamos.
With its white walls and its big windows to the side and the old television that we never turned on.
Cuando llegaba la abrupta y temprana oscuridad como sucede en las regiones subtropicales, encendíamos velas y seguíamos ahí sentados alrededor de la luz parpadeante.
When darkness came, abrupt and early as it does in the subtropics, we lit candles and continued to sit in the flickering light.
Y cada vez que elegían una de las dos opciones, elegían un olor, en este caso el azul sobre el naranja, encendíamos las luces.
And whenever they made one of the two choices, chose one odor, in this case the blue one over the orange one, we switched on the lights.
Antes del teléfono móvil, nos comunicamos en las colinas con silbatos y linternas o, cuando había grandes problemas, encendíamos fuegos para indicar un serio problema y la gente, al ver aquello, venía a ayudar.
Before the mobile phone, we communicated in the hills with whistles, lanterns, or when there were big problems we lit fires to indicate a serious problem and the people, seeing that, came to help.
Así que cada vez que nos poníamos una camiseta, o encendíamos la luz, o íbamos al baño, o en ocasiones hacíamos las tres cosas a la vez, pensábamos que la sostenibilidad era negociable.
So every time you pulled on a t-shirt, or switched the light on, or went to the bathroom, or sometimes all three together, you were reminded sustainability was about compromise.
Encendíamos un fuego para calentar la cabaña en los meses de invierno.
We used to light fires to warm up the cabin in the winter months.
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