- 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 (AmL) [gas] to turn on, light; [estufa/horno] to turn on; [radio/luz] to turn on, switch on
- 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
prenderse v pron
- 2 (Col) (contagiarse) se le prendió el sarampión de su hermano she caught her brother's measles, she caught the measles from her brother
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.