encender la luz

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encender la luz(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to turn on the light
Por favor, enciende la luz, que no veo nada.Turn on the light, please. I can't see a thing.
b. to turn on the lights
No enciendas la luz. No quiero que sepan que estamos en casa.Don't turn on the lights. I don't want anyone to know we're home.
c. to switch on the light
Cuando encendí la luz, él estaba allí sentado en el sofá.He was sitting there on the sofa when I switch on the light.
d. to switch on the lights
Cuando encendí la luz, saltó el fusible.The fuse blew when I switched on the lights.
e. to put the light on
Abrí la puerta y encendí la luz del vestíbulo.I opened the door and I put the light on in the hallway.
f. to put the lights on
No enciendas la luz todavía. Me gusta mirar por la ventana con la oscuridad.Don't put the lights on just yet. I like looking out the window in the dark.
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