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"Onko tulostin päällä?"

Translation:Is the printer on?

July 22, 2020



Olla päällä in the sense of a device being switched on is a sveticism, which should be avoided. Better expressions and commonly used are Onko tulostimessa virtaa/Onko virta kytketty? (Is the power switched on in the printer/Is the power on?)


Would you rather say "is the printer switched on"?

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