Spanish English Dictionary

español - English


in English:

1. put out

estinguish (a fire, cigar, etc.)/Don't use water to put out a grease fire.
the quickest way to put out a small fire is to throw a bucket of water over it.
to put out a candle/cigarette/light
to put out to sea to put out from Plymouth

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2. turn off

means to lose concentration and stop being interested in it, e.g. if you’re reading a boring book you might turn off... We also say ‘turn off’ for TVs, lights, radios etc
turn off the radio please, I'd like to read.
turn on
turn the music off, I am working on my project.

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3. switch off

Switch off your mobile phone, please.
Switch the TV off, I can't watch it. It's too scary!
When he started talking about football, I just switched off -- I find it so boring.
You should switch off your computer before you go to bed.
You should switch off your mobile in the theatre.

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