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Spanish Verb PRENDER: to switch on

The Spanish verb prender means 'to switch on' and is a regular Spanish ER verb.

To remember this, imagine you grab the PRINTER and switch it on!

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           to switch on: prender
Imagine you grab the PRINTER and switch it on!
Simple Tenses - Spanish Verb prender
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

switch on
prendo prendes prende prendemos prendéis prenden

switched on
prendía prendías prendía prendíamos prendíais prendían

switched on
prendí prendiste prendió prendimos prendisteis prendieron

will switch on
prenderé prenderás prenderá prenderemos prenderéis prenderán

would switch on
prendería prenderías prendería prenderíamos prenderíais prenderían

may switch on
prenda prendas prenda prendamos prendáis prendan
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subj.

might switch on
prendiera prendieras prendiera prendiéramos prendiereis prendieran
prendiese prendieses prendiese prendiésemos prendieseis prendiesen
Imperatives   Spanish Verb prender - to switch on

switch on!
prende! prenda! prendamos! prended! prendan!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't switch on!
no prendas! no prenda! no prendamos! no prendáis! no prendan!
Compound Tenses of the Spanish Verb PRENDER  Past Participle: prendido - switched on
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have switched on
he prendido has prendido ha prendido hemos prendido habéis prendido han prendido
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had switched on
hube prendido hubiste prendido hubo prendido hubimos prendido hubisteis prendido hubieron prendido
Past Perfect

had switched on
había prendido habías prendido había prendido habíamos prendido habíais prendido habían prendido
Present Perfect Subj
Presente Perfecto Subj

may have ...ed on
haya prendido hayas prendido haya prendido hayamos prendido hayáis prendido hayan prendido
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have ...ed on
habré prendido habrás prendido habrá prendido habremos prendido habréis prendido habrán prendido
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would have ...ed on
habría prendido habrías prendido habría prendido habríamos prendido habríais prendido habrían prendido
Pluperfect Subjunctive
Pluscuamperf. de sbj

might have ...ed on
hubiera prendido hubieras prendido hubiera prendido hubiéramos prendido hubierais prendido hubieran prendido
hubiese prendido hubieses prendido hubiese prendido hubiésemos prendido hubieseis prendido hubiesen prendido
Progressive Tenses PRENDER  Present Participle: prendiendo - switching on
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am switching on
estoy prendiendo estás prendiendo está prendiendo estamos prendiendo está prendiendo están prendiendo
Preterit Progressive
Pretérito Prog

was switching on
estuve prendiendo estuviste prendiendo estuvo prendiendo estuvimos prendiendo estuvisteis prendiendo estuvieron prendiendo
Imperfect Progressive
Imperfecto Prog

had been on
estaba prendiendo estabas prendiendo estaba prendiendo estábamos prendiendo estabais prendiendo estaban prendiendo
Future Progressive
Futuro Perfecto Prog

will be on
estaré prendiendo estarás prendiendo estará prendiendo estaremos prendiendo estaréis prendiendo estarán prendiendo
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perf. prog.

would've been ~ing on
estaría prendiendo estarías prendiendo estabría prendiendo estaríamos prendiendo estaríais prendiendo estarían prendiendo
Subjunctive Progressive
Subjuntivo Progressivo

may've been ~ing on
que ~ prendiendo que ~ prendiendo que ~ prendiendo que ~ prendiendo que ~ prendiendo que ~ prendiendo
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Spanish verb prender - switch on prender can also mean: to catch, to seize, to take, to arrest; to light, to turn on, to set (fire); to switch on, to receive.
prenderse (vr) : to catch fire
prender fuego a algo: to set fire to something.

Spanish to switch on is prender la prenda (nf): garment; surety, security; forfeit; darling, pet (coll).
la prenda intima (nf): under-garment, underwear.
dejar algo en prenda: to leave something as security, surety.
en prenda de su amor: as a token of his love.

Spanish for switch on is prender la prendería (nf): pawn shop, pawnbroker's.

you informal vos replaces - you, informal, singular -
- in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and also in some countries of Central America.
Sometimes it also replaces the formal singular 'Usted'.
In regular ER verbs, the conjugations remain the same as for except for the addition of accents in the following tenses:
Presente:      vos prendés
Imperativo:  ¡prendé!

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