Encender Subjunctive Tense

Illuminate your Spanish by learning how to express turning on or lighting up with encender in the Subjunctive Tense. Light the way at our encender conjugation page and brighten your understanding with our Spanish conjugation resources.

Verb Meaning(s): to turn on, to light

Verb Chart: Encender Subjunctive Tense

Yo

encienda

(So that) I turn on

Nosotros

encendamos

(So that) we turn on

(Juana, Juan)

enciendas

(So that) you turn on

Vosotros

(informal Spain)

encendáis

(So that) you all turn on

Él/Ella/Ud.

(Sra./Dr. García)

encienda

(So that) he/she/you turn on

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

enciendan

(So that) they/you all turn on

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Encender Subjunctive Sentence Examples

1. Es útil que yo encienda la luz al entrar a casa.
It’s useful for me to turn on the light when entering the house.
2. Quiero que tú enciendas las velas para crear una atmósfera relajante.
I want you to light the candles to create a relaxing atmosphere.
3. Espero que él encienda el fuego para la barbacoa.
I hope he lights the fire for the barbecue.
4. Deseo que ella encienda su pasión por el arte de nuevo.
I wish she reignites her passion for art again.
5. Es importante que usted encienda la alarma antes de salir.
It’s important that you turn on the alarm before leaving.
6. Ojalá que nosotros encendamos la chimenea esta noche.
Hopefully, we light the fireplace tonight.
7. Prefiero que vosotros encendáis el proyector para la presentación. (vosotros is used only in Spain)
I prefer that you all turn on the projector for the presentation.
8. Es crucial que ellos enciendan su entusiasmo por aprender.
It’s crucial that they ignite their enthusiasm for learning.
9. Quiero que ellas enciendan las luces del jardín para la fiesta.
I want them to turn on the garden lights for the party.
10. Sugiero que ustedes enciendan menos dispositivos electrónicos por la noche.
I suggest that you turn on fewer electronic devices at night.
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