Phone

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Definition

(to be on the) phone: (to be on the) telephone
noun

to phone (someone): to call, to telephone, to ring (someone)
verb

(a discussion) by phone: (a discussion) which takes place via telephone
idiom

Examples

  • "'Meeting returning with a phone number'?"
  • "34-B Highwater Road - San Francisco, CA 94129 - PHONE (415) 456-1776"
  • "He is the guy who answers phones"
  • "Shouldn't you be answering the phones?"
  • "I'm probably photocopying or making coffee at the moment, but please leave a message and I'll get back to you as soon as I get permission to use the phone again."
  • "I might have to phone a friend."
  • "Philip : Yes Hannah, it is an E-Phone."
  • "(phone rings) Oh come on!"
  • "(Philip ends the call and picks up the phone again)"
  • "The phone is ringing!"

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