Definition of 'turn on'
Example sentences containing 'turn on'
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Sometime after eight o'clock I forced myself to get up and turn on some lights. THE DUTCH BLUE ERRORSister Felicity's disillusioned fans would turn on her like avenging Furies. STAGE FRIGHTAs she passed through the hall she pressed the switches to turn on the outside lights. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION
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Translations for 'turn on'
British English: turn on /tɜːn ɒn/ VERB
When you turn on a piece of equipment or a supply of something, you cause heat, sound, or water to be produced by adjusting the controls.
She asked them why they hadn't turned the lights on.
- American English: turn on
- Arabic: يُشْعِلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ligar
- Chinese: 开启
- Croatian: uključiti
- Czech: zapnout
- Danish: tænde
- Dutch: aanzetten inschakelen
- European Spanish: encender
- Finnish: kytkeä päälle
- French: allumer
- German: aufdrehen
- Greek: ανάβω μηχάνημα
- Italian: accendere
- Japanese: つける スイッチ
- Korean: 켜다
- Norwegian: slå på
- Polish: włączyć
- European Portuguese: ligar
- Romanian: a anclanșa
- Russian: включать
- Spanish: encender
- Swedish: sätta på
- Thai: เปิด
- Turkish: açmak musluk, ışık vb
- Ukrainian: вмикати
- Vietnamese: bật
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