Wordlist: Telephone - List 2

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call
 
a telephone conversation
 
call
 
to contact by telephone
 
local call
 
a call to a place that is quite close to the caller
 
long-distance call
 
a call to a place that is quite far away from the caller
 
reverse charge call
 
a call that is supposed to be paid by the person who is being called
 
urgent
 
requiring immediate attention
 
answer
 
to make a reply or response to; to respond to a call by someone at a door or telephone, or other similar piece of equipment
 
answer the phone
 
 
put somebody through
 
 
receiver
 
any of several electronic devices that receives signals and converts them into sound or vision
 
hang up
 
to terminate a telephone call
 
reply
 
a written or spoken response; a part of a conversation
 
busy
 
engaged in another activity or by someone else
 
ring
 
to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound
 
message
 
any concept or information conveyed by the use of (written or spoken) symbols
 
speak
 
to communicate with one's voice, to say words out loud; to have a conversation
 
directory
 
a list of names, addresses etc., of specific classes of people or organisations, often in alphabetical order or in some classification
 
directory enquiries
 
a service that can be called to find out a certain telephone number
 
charge
 
the amount of money levied for a service
 
yellow pages
 
a telephone directory that lists commercial organisations
 
 
    • call, calls[kɔːl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a telephone conversation
    • Example:
      • I received several calls today.
    • call[kɔːl](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to contact by telephone
    • Example:
      • Why don't you call me in the morning.
    • local call, local calls(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a call to a place that is quite close to the caller
    • Example:
      • Local calls are often cheaper than long-distance calls.
    • long-distance call, long-distance calls(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a call to a place that is quite far away from the caller
    • Example:
      • Long-distance calls are often expensive.
    • reverse charge call, reverse charge calls(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a call that is supposed to be paid by the person who is being called
    • Example:
      • I needed to make a reverse charge call because I didnˈt have any money.
    • urgent[ˈɜːdʒənt](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • requiring immediate attention
    • Example:
      • An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.
      • Synonym(s):
        pressing
    • answer[ˈɑːn.sə(ɹ)](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make a reply or response to; to respond to a call by someone at a door or telephone, or other similar piece of equipment
    • Example:
      • He answered the question.
  • answer the phone
    • answer the phone(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • She didnˈt answer the phone because she had guests.
    • put somebody through(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Please hold the line, Iˈll put you through to Mr. Sanchez.
  • receiver
    • receiver, receivers[ɹəˈsivɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of several electronic devices that receives signals and converts them into sound or vision
    • Example:
      • When he had finished the call, he put down the receiver.
  • hang up
    • hang up(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to terminate a telephone call
    • Example:
      • When my mother started telling me to be careful over the phone, I threatened to hang up on her.
    • reply, replies[rɪˈplaɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a written or spoken response; a part of a conversation
    • Example:
      • Her reply to my birthday invitation came quite late.
      • Synonym(s):
        answer, response
    • busy[ˈbɪzi](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • engaged in another activity or by someone else
    • Example:
      • Her telephone has been busy all day.
    • ring, rang, rung[ɹɪŋ](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound
    • Example:
      • Whose mobile phone is ringing?
      • Homophone(s):
        wring
    • message, messages(noun)
    • Definition:
      • any concept or information conveyed by the use of (written or spoken) symbols
    • Example:
      • Can I take a message?
    • speak, spoke, spoken[spiːk](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to communicate with one's voice, to say words out loud; to have a conversation
    • Example:
      • You're speaking too fast.
      • Synonym(s):
        talk
    • directory, directories(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a list of names, addresses etc., of specific classes of people or organisations, often in alphabetical order or in some classification
    • Example:
      • I need to look for her number in the directory.
    • directory enquiries(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a service that can be called to find out a certain telephone number
    • Example:
      • Just call the directory enquiries to find out his number.
      • Synonym(s):
        directory assistance (AE)
    • charge, charges[ˈʧɑːʤ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the amount of money levied for a service
    • Example:
      • We need to pay a charge of 5 dollars.
  • yellow pages
    • yellow pages(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a telephone directory that lists commercial organisations
    • Example:
      • Use the yellow pages to find craftsmen.
 

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urgent
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receiver
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        charge
        the amount of money levied for a service
        local call
        a call to a place that is quite close to the caller
        put somebody through
        receiver
        any of several electronic devices that receives signals and converts them into sound or vision
        reply
        a written or spoken response; a part of a conversation
        directory enquiries
        a service that can be called to find out a certain telephone number
        reverse charge call
        a call that is supposed to be paid by the person who is being called
        directory
        a list of names, addresses etc., of specific classes of people or organisations, often in alphabetical order or in some classification
        answer
        to make a reply or response to; to respond to a call by someone at a door or telephone, or other similar piece of equipment
        speak
        to communicate with one's voice, to say words out loud; to have a conversation
        call
        a telephone conversation
        hang up
        to terminate a telephone call
        yellow pages
        a telephone directory that lists commercial organisations
        long-distance call
        a call to a place that is quite far away from the caller
        message
        any concept or information conveyed by the use of (written or spoken) symbols
         
         
         

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        answer the phone
        receiver
        any of several electronic devices that receives signals and converts them into sound or vision
         
         
         
         

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