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    right word please?

    If someone is using his bank card, and is not working, how to say that?
    We say my bank card is ................

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    #2

    Re: right word please?

    Quote Originally Posted by kaouther View Post
    If someone is using his bank card, and is not working, how to say that?
    We say my bank card is ................

    My credit card is blocked.


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    Re: right word please?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    My credit card is blocked.
    Thanks but that is not the word I'm looking for?
    I meant: if you get a Debit card for the first time and doesn't work, so you obviously have to call the bank and tell them that your card is .........

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    Re: right word please?

    Quote Originally Posted by kaouther View Post
    Thanks but that is not the word I'm looking for?
    I meant: if you get a Debit card for the first time and doesn't work, so you obviously have to call the bank and tell them that your card is .........
    Hi. maybe You mean thta you card hasn't been activated yet, that it may be not valid.


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    Re: right word please?

    Quote Originally Posted by seba_870701 View Post
    Hi. maybe You mean thta you card hasn't been activated yet, that it may be not valid.
    Thanks but your answer doesn't help because i'm looking for a synonym for the phrase "not Working", I don't like the say of that word.

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    Re: right word please?

    Quote Originally Posted by kaouther View Post
    Thanks but your answer doesn't help because i'm looking for a synonym for the phrase "not Working", I don't like the say of that word.
    if You need a synonym for 'not working' You can always say that sth is:
    - flawed, faulty, defective
    - broken, broken-down, decayed, (corrupt)

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