Computers are down

English vocabulary and translations (See all)

Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons for free.

Definition

the computers are down: the computers are not working, connected or operational
idiom
The server will be down for the next fifteen minutes. It will be working again in fifteen minutes; at the moment it's not functioning.
The telephone line is down; it's not working.

Examples

  • "For the past seven days, our entire computer network has been down."
  • "As the computers were down last week, Kevin and I temporarily employed Icarus as an interoffice delivery boy."
  • "Bob : Actually, our server's down right now."
  • "Bob : Actually, our servers are down right now."

Still having difficulties with 'Computers are down'? Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment.


Do you have smart way of remembering 'Computers are down'? Share it with us!