In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1para asegurar el buen funcionamiento del aparato — to keep the equipment in good working order
- el nuevo servicio todavía no ha entrado en funcionamiento — the new service is not yet in operation
- entra en funcionamiento automáticamente — it comes on / operates automatically
- el buen funcionamiento de la escuela — the smooth running of the school
- se puso en funcionamiento una operación de búsqueda — a search was set in motion / launched
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