This page is about the phrasal verb switch on
to turn something on with a switch
- switch on sth Whoever gets to the office first in the morning has to switch on the air-conditioning.
- switch sth on If your printer doesn't work, the first thing to do is to make sure you've switched it on.
Nouns often used as objects with switch on: light, phone, computer, printer, television
While walking out of a cinema after seeing a film, most people switch on
Contributor: Matt Errey