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Michael Placid
What are ways to describe the machine is not working? I need to know what are ways to say air conditioning machine is dead or no any sounds when I restart it. Despite of turning the power off and reopen the power. It started having sound that worked likely. but few minutes later it shut down. I know it is malfunction but I don't know what should I explain to guest. Yesterday my hotel guest room's air conditioner worked not properly. Inside is 90 degrees, and I did nothing to help. Even I couldn't describe it. Thank you for your help. 
Apr 12, 2019 2:19 PM
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You could say something to the effect of: "the air-conditioner is malfunctioning (as you pointed out yourself), not functioning properly, broken, needs to be repaired, etc.". 
April 12, 2019
Thank you Jimmy. I only know the phrase. Not working and broken. But in Chinese. We say no reaction. No answers. I don't in English. 
April 12, 2019
Michael Placid
Language Skills
Chinese (Cantonese), English
Learning Language
English