Phrasal Verbs with 'Switch'

Switch off

Stop a machine or something electrical working

Example: I SWITCHED OFF the lights, locked the door and left.

Switch off

Stop paying attention

Example: I was bored and SWITCHED OFF during the lecture.

Switch on

Start a machine or something electrical working

Example: She SWITCHED ON the lights when she entered the room.

Switch on

Feel an emotion of behave in a certain way

Example: He SWITCHED ON the charm when they arrived.

Switch over

Change from one provider or source to another

Example: We SWITCHED OVER to solar power.