In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- heart/liver malfunction — disfunción cardíaca/hepática
- The most common reasons given by airlines for delayed flights were engine malfunction and inappropriate on-board service facilities.
- There were no malfunctions of any kind with any of the ball or duty loads.
- Doc said it could be a major malfunction in his digestive tract, requiring surgery.
- If you are the flight engineer, notify the pilot of any engine malfunction.
- I've got a couple of equipment malfunctions which I'm struggling with.
- There were no malfunctions of any kind, which is hardly surprising.
- Remember that institutions must file a report with the FDA whether device malfunction or user error causes injury.
- Inevitably somebody gets killed unless there is a technical malfunction with the bomb or a little luck.
- There seemed to be some sort of electrical malfunction, some sort of short circuit.
- There is a lot of stress involved in a diversion due to technical malfunction.
- Eventually we learned the crash was caused by a mechanical malfunction, but the law still stands.
- I told tower we had to troubleshoot a minor malfunction.
- Will operation in environments with significantly higher ambient temperatures cause a pump malfunction?
- The navy announces a submarine has suffered a malfunction but says it only has been missing for one day.
- Multiple cables connected these components and would frequently fail or come loose causing system malfunctions.
- As a result, many suffered major mechanical malfunctions during the battle.
- The power failure was caused by an equipment malfunction at about 9pm on Monday night.
- I scolded myself for not noticing this while we were troubleshooting the actual malfunction.
- Equipment malfunctions may result from poor design, incomplete qualification, or calibration or maintenance issues.
- The cause of the disaster was described as a " mechanical malfunction".
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- A backup recorder also is helpful in case one machine malfunctions.
- That progress ended when the pump malfunctioned.
- The system also provides a full set of alarms if the system is malfunctioning.
- It was only later that tests revealed he had suffered a minor heart attack, possibly in the hours before his machine malfunctioned.
- A radiation therapy device malfunctioned, delivering lethal radiation doses at several medical facilities.
- In North Carolina's 2002 general election, six touch-screen machines malfunctioned and deleted 436 electronic ballots.
- She tried to back up, but the bike's propulsion systems were malfunctioning.
- She tried pulling it back up, and it started to shake through the air, several turbine engines malfunctioned.
- When a propeller malfunctions, it gets everyone's attention.
- Maybe the computer malfunctioned and sealed everyone in for no reason at all?
- Then the thought of all the other machines malfunctioning came into his mind.
- She also has a history of electronic equipment malfunctioning in her presence.
- But last night, for the second time in six months, my home computer malfunctioned.
- The investigations that we undertook concluded that there was no evidence to indicate the valve had malfunctioned.
- If a locking device is malfunctioning, contact the management office immediately.
- But before her dignity had a chance to recover, her wardrobe malfunctioned.
- Customers were annoyed when the boxes ran out of papers or the coin mechanism malfunctioned, as it often did.
- An elevator had malfunctioned, setting off the alarm, he explained.
- Only if the machine malfunctions should there be these manual counts.
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