get turned on
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get turned on
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 put into operation)
a. encenderse
How did this light get turned on? No one's been in this room all day.¿Cómo se encendió esta luz? Nadie estuvo en este cuarto todo el día.
b. prenderse
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The lights always get turned on this house, but no one ever wants to turn them off.Las luces siempre se prenden en esta casa, pero nadie nunca las quiere apagar.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to become sexually aroused)
a. ponerse prendido
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My wife always gets turned on when I come back from the gym.Mi esposa siempre se pone prendida cuando regreso del gimnasio.
b. ponerse cachondo
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I was getting turned on watching him dance.Me ponía cachonda viéndolo bailar.
c. calentarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Maria bites her lip when she gets turned on.María se muerde el labio cuando se calienta.
d. excitarse
Ethan was clueless to the fact that Raquel was getting turned on.Ethan no tenía ni idea de que Raquel se estaba excitando.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to sexually arouse)
a. calentar
I know you're whispering in my ear trying to get me turned on, but I really need to finish this report.Sé que me estás susurrando al oído para calentarme, pero realmente tengo que terminar este informe.
b. excitar
It gets me turned me on when my man lights some candles puts on this kind of music.Me excita cuando mi hombre enciende unas velas y pone este tipo de música.
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