prendía
-I was lighting
The word prendía is the imperfect form of prender in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation.
See the full prender conjugation

prender

Todas las noches, prendía una vela y rezaba una oración.
Every night I'd light a candle and say a little prayer.
Y eso lo prendía, ¿sabes?
It turned him on, you know?
Por otro lado, Fix, preciso es decirlo, no com prendía nada.
Fix, it must be confessed, understood nothing of what was going on.
Cada vez que traigo a alguien a mi cama, se prendía el oso
Whenever I bring someone else into bed with me, it would turn on the bear.
Cuando prendía la luz para examinar el ruido, éste cesaba instantáneamente.
When I would turn the lights on to inspect the surroundings, the mysterious sound would stop.
Incluso tenía fósforos en el ala del sombrero y prendía fuego y cada vez que crepitaban amenazantes su barco estaba a punto de ataque.
He even attached matches to the brim of his hat and set them alight, so they sizzled menacingly whenever his ship was poised to attack.
Cada vez que abría el grifo, Cada vez que prendía la luz, Pero después de un tiempo, esto desaparece.
Every time I turned on the faucet, I was overwhelmed. Every time I clicked on the light, I was so grateful. But after a while, this wears off.
Llamé al informático porque no se prendía la pantalla.
I called the computer expert because the screen wouldn't turn on.
Al tiempo que levantábamos la tienda de campaña, el guía prendía la fogata.
While we were putting up the tent, the tour guide was lighting the bonfire.
Prendía la televisión para aprender.
And I was just turning the TV to learn.
Los que tuvieron la oportunidad de verlo en el escenario recuerdan la pasión que ponia cada vez que se prendia a su bandoneon y realizaba el ritual de la representacion.
Those which had the chance to see it on scene, remember it, with this passion that it put each time that it took the instrument and achieved the ritual of the representation.
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