Spanish Word of the Day
Sunday, March 24, 2013
abrir verb: to open
  • You probably already know that abrir means to open.
    La tienda abre a las diez. The store opens at ten o’clock.
    Abre la ventana. Open the window.
  • But did you know that you also use this word to say turn on things like a faucet or the gas?
    La tienda abre a las diez. The store opens at ten o’clock.
    Abre la ventana. Open the window.
    Abre la llave. Turn on the faucet.
    ¿Abriste el gas? Have you turned the gas on?
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