estar encendido
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estar encendido
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. (to be functioning)
a. to be on
El televisor está encendido, pero no hay nadie en la habitación.The television is on, but there's nobody in the room.
2. (to be on fire)
a. to be lit
El cigarrillo que tiraste en el cesto de basura todavía está encendido.The cigarette you put in the garbage can is still lit.
b. to be burning
La fogata está encendida. Cocinemos unos malvaviscos.The bonfire is burning. Let’s go roast some marshmallows.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to excel)
a. to be on fire
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Manu Ginóbili está encendido. No erró ningún disparo en este cuarto.Manu Ginobili is on fire. He hasn't missed a shot in this quarter.
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