Translation of prender in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 2 (sujetar) le prendió el pelo con una horquilla she pinned back her hair with a hairpin llevaba una flor prendida en el ojal he was wearing a flower (pinned) in his buttonhole el bajo está prendido con alfileres the hem's been pinned up
- 4 4.1prender fuego a to set fire to prendió fuego al bosque he set fire to the woods, he set the woods on fire prendió un cigarrillo/una cerilla she lit a cigarette/a match 4.2 (América Latina/Latin America) [gas] to turn on, light; [estufa/horno] to turn on; [radio/luz] to turn on, switch on
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 2 (arder) la leña está mojada y no prende the wood's damp and won't catch light o won't catch o won't take
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (prenderse)
- 2 (Colombia) (contagiarse) se le prendió el sarampión de su hermano she caught her brother's measles, she caught the measles from her brother
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