verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- to work el reloj funciona a la perfección the clock works perfectly ¿cómo funciona este cacharro? how does this thing work? no funciona out of order la relación no funcionaba their relationship wasn't working (out) [familiar/colloquial] el servicio no puede funcionar con tan poco personal the service cannot operate o/or function with so few staff funciona con pilas it works on o/or runs off batteries
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.