Translation of phone in Spanish:
- would you answer o [colloquial] get the phone, please?the phone hasn't stopped ringingpor favor contesta or atiende or (Spain) [colloquial] coge el teléfonowe arranged it by phone o over the phoneel teléfono no ha dejado de sonar ni un momento or ha estado sonando sin pararI don't want to discuss it over the phonelo arreglamos por teléfonoto be on the phoneno quiero hablarlo por teléfono(be speaking)estar hablando por teléfono(subscribe) (British English)she's on the phone at the momenttener teléfonoyou're wanted on the phone I'll get on the phone to her right awayestá hablando por teléfonoahora mismo la llamo (por teléfono)(before noun) (message)Example sentences
- A telling example: there are more cell phones than land-line phones in Mumbai today.
- It turns out that people who don't have mobiles or fixed landline phones use payphones more than any other group.
- The bandits also stole three cellular phones and two cordless phones, before escaping in a waiting vehicle.
- 1.1(place/number)can I phone you back later?llamar (por teléfono) ahe phoned me back at four¿te puedo llamar más tarde?1.2 (communicate) See examples: she phoned the results to usme llamó or me devolvió la llamada a las cuatroI'll phone you the information as soon as I get ittelefoneó para darnos los resultadosI phoned my story through to the officete llamaré con la información en cuanto la tengallamé a la oficina y les dicté el artículo por teléfonoExample sentences
- She phoned me up and we pondered it for a few minutes, before realising the PC in question didn't have any speakers.
- Sloan, who organised the music, wrote a wish list of all her favourite bands in the world and then started phoning them up.
- I have people phoning me up with their concerns.
- Because Bill Barol and his beloved Blather Blog has returned after a months-long hiatus, including a few weeks there when he was obviously just sort of phoning it in, not that we don't all do that on occasion, of course.
- In fact, I think Jumbah is totally phoning it in.
- Well, I guess I'd be phoning it in too if I knew that after my scene wrapped I could go back to partying on my yacht with my movie star friends on Lake Como.
- 1verb + adverb (make calls)
- 1.1verb + adverb she phoned in sick
- (make a call)
- (call, telephone)
- 1.1verb + adverb 1.2verb + adverb + object, verb + object + adverb
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