Cell phones

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Definition

a cell(ular) (phone): a portable phone, a phone that can you can take with you anywhere
noun
my cell phone number, 'my cell' the number of my cell or mobile phone

a mobile (phone) : a portable phone, a phone that can you can take with you anywhere
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: In Britain we say mobile phone, not cell phone.
US: I lost my cell phone in the canal.
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Examples

  • "Are you calling from a cell phone?"
  • "Fall 3: My titanium cell phone asked me if I wanted to 'unlock the keypad' - but no damage."
  • "Edward : Wow Philip, you've got one of those new cellphones without a keypad – the ones where you touch the screen with your fingers!"
  • "My number here at the office is 123-1234, or, you can give me a call on my cellular phone at 567-5678."
  • "No cellphone tones in my home!"
  • "Telephone : If it's urgent, you can try to reach him on his cell phone"

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