be in service

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be in service(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to be available for use)
a. estar disponible
I had to take the stairs because the escalator wasn't in service.Tuve que tomar las escaleras porque la escalera mecánica no estaba disponible.
b. estar en servicio
The engineers have been boasting about the unique design of their new aircraft. It will be in service next month.Los ingenieros han estado vanagloriándose del diseño único de su avión nuevo. Estará en servicio el próximo mes.
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