Translation of apagar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [luz] to turn off, switch off, put out; [televisión/motor] to turn off, switch off apaga y vámonos (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] let's call it a day [familiar/colloquial], let's jack it in (inglés británico/British English) [argot/slang] 1.2 [cigarrillo/fuego/incendio] to put out, extinguish [formal]; [vela/cerilla] to put out; (soplando) to blow out
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (apagarse)
- 1 [luz/fuego/vela] to go out la luz se apagó y se volvió a encender the light went out o/or off and came on again se ha apagado el brillo de sus ojos [literario/literary] the sparkle has gone out of her eyes
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