Jessica
How can I say "turn on the computer?" I want to know the best way to say these kind of sentences: "I turned on the computer." "While the computer is on.." I looked on a dictionary site but it gives me many different options, and I want to know which is the best one.
Apr 5, 2011 3:58 PM
Answers · 3
The shortest and easiest (but formal)way: パソコンをつける/消す turn on/off the PC 私はパソコンをつけた。 "I turned on the computer." パソコンがついているとき・・・ "While the computer is on.." #つく is intransitive. つける is transitive. So, パソコンがつく。 and  私はパソコンをつける。
April 5, 2011
I turned on the computer. = コンピューターの電源を入れた。 Turn on one's computer = コンピューターのスイッチを入れる。 A computer is turned on. = コンピュータはオンですが。
April 5, 2011
The ones you used are probably the best.
April 5, 2011
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