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"Today the heating does not work."

Translation:Oggi il riscaldamento non va.

March 31, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mlight

il riscaldamento non lavora oggi - why would this be incorrect?


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Lavoro is mostly used for living beings' work; funzionamento for machine's work. Va (goes) is a colloquial term for the status of things, e.g. "come va?" (how goes it). So it could have been 'non funziona'.

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