turn on the light

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turn on the light(
tuhrn
 
an
 
thuh
 
layt
)
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. (light up the room)
a. encender la luz
I'm scared of the dark, so I turn on the light before I go to bed.Tengo miedo de la oscuridad, así que enciendo la luz antes de acostarme.
b. prender la luz
The light bulb broke, and now I can't turn on the light.Se rompió el foco y ahora no puedo prender la luz.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative)
a. enciende la luz
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Turn on the light, man. I can't see anything.Enciende la luz, amigo. No puedo ver para nada.
b. prende la luz
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Mom, my girlfriend and I are going to watch a movie. - Okay, but please turn on the light.Mamá, mi novia y yo vamos a ver una película. - Bueno, pero prende la luz por favor.
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