switch off


switch off
switch off vb apagar
switch the light off, Mari Luz apaga la luz, Mari Luz
switch off
v.
interrumpir v.
1) v + o + adv, v + adv + o \<\<light/TV/heating\>\> apagar*; \<\<gas/electricity/water\>\> cortar, desconectar

the machine switches itself off automatically — la máquina se apaga automáticamente

2) v + adv
a) \<\<light/machine/heating\>\> apagarse*
b) (lose interest, relax) (colloq) desconectar (fam)
1.
VT + ADV [+ light, television, gas] apagar; (Aut) [+ ignition, engine] parar

he switched the radio off — apagó la radio

the oven switches itself off — el horno se apaga solo

to switch off the electricity — apagar la corriente or la luz

2. VI + ADV
1) (Elec) [washing-machine, light, heating] apagarse

the dryer switches on and off automatically — la secadora se enciende y apaga automáticamente

2) * (=stop listening) desconectar(se)
* * *
1) v + o + adv, v + adv + o \<\<light/TV/heating\>\> apagar*; \<\<gas/electricity/water\>\> cortar, desconectar

the machine switches itself off automatically — la máquina se apaga automáticamente

2) v + adv
a) \<\<light/machine/heating\>\> apagarse*
b) (lose interest, relax) (colloq) desconectar (fam)

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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