estar prendido

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estar prendido(
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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
La radio está prendida. Mauricio está escuchando las noticias.The radio is on. Mauricio is listening to the news.
2. (to be on fire)
a. to be lit
Todas las velas sobre el altar están prendidas.All the candles on the altar are lit.
b. to be burning
La fogata todavía está prendida. Vamos a avivarla con más leña.The bonfire is still burning. Let's rekindle it with more firewood.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be absorbed)
a. to be glued
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Matías estaba prendido al televisor y no me oyó entrar.Matias was glued to the TV and didn't hear me coming.
4. (to be active)
a. to be hyped-up
El partido final está a punto de comenzar. Los fanáticos están prendidos.The final game is about to start. The fans are hyped-up.
b. to be bumping
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La música que pasa el DJ está muy prendida. ¡Vamos a bailar!The music the DJ is playing is bumping. Let's dance!
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