- 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...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.