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Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb, accendere, which means to turn on, such as a light or an electronic device.  See the verb used below in its context:

Non riuscivo a dormire la scorsa notte e quindi ho acceso la televisione in piena notte per distrarmi un poco, ma la luce della televisione accesa mi dava fastidio così l’ho spenta e poi letto un libro invece.

I couldn’t sleep last night, and then I turned on the TV in the middle of the night to distract myself a bit, but the light from the running TV was bothering me so I turned it off and then read a book instead.


Non dimenticare:

accendere has an irregular past participle, acceso