English version

switch on

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswitch on phrasal verbSWITCH ON OR OFFto turn on a machine, light, radio etc using a switchswitch something ↔ on He switched the torch on. The lights switch on automatically when it gets dark. switch→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
switch onDo you mind if I switch the light on?Exhaust fumes come into the car when I switch on the air conditioner.I switched on the radio to listen to the news.Will you switch on the television?
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Verb table
switch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyswitch
he, she, itswitches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyswitched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave switched
he, she, ithas switched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad switched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill switch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have switched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam switching
he, she, itis switching
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you, we, theyare switching
Past
I, he, she, itwas switching
you, we, theywere switching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been switching
he, she, ithas been switching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been switching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be switching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been switching
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