Focus on the pronunciation of man
English definition of “man”
/mæn/ v [T] (-nn-) (OPERATE)
› to be present in order to operate something, such as equipment or a service: Man the pumps! The phones are manned 24 hours a day. Note: Some people dislike this use of man because it does not seem to give women equal importance with men. They prefer to use other words, such as operate and staff.