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British English: /fəʊn/
American English: /foʊn/

Translation of phone in German:


  • Telefon Neutr.
    pick up/put down the phone by phone speak to somebody by phone or on the phone
    mit jemandem telefonieren
    be on the phone for hours
    stundenlang telefonieren
    I'm not on the phone
    ich habe kein Telefon

intransitive verb

  • can we phone from here?
    können wir von hier aus telefonieren?

transitive verb

  • phone the office/home
    im Büro/zu Hause anrufen
    phone a message through to somebody
    jemandem eine Nachricht telefonisch übermitteln od. durchgeben telephone

Phrasal verbs

phone around


phone back

(make a return phone call [to]) zurückrufen
(make a further phone call [to]) wieder od. nochmals anrufen

phone in

telefonisch mitteilen od. durchgeben

phone up

Definition of phone in:
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