phone call


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Noun1.phone call - a telephone connectionphone call - a telephone connection; "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"
telephony, telephone - transmitting speech at a distance
call-back - a return call
collect call - a telephone call that the receiving party is asked to pay for
call-in - a telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on-going program
crank call - a hostile telephone call (from a crank)
local call - a telephone call made within a local calling area
long distance, long-distance call, trunk call - a telephone call made outside the local calling area; "I talked to her by long distance"
conference call - a telephone call in which more than two people participate
wake-up call - a telephone call that you request be made a specific time in order to wake you up at that time (especially in hotels); "she left a wake-up call for 7 a.m."
Translations
إتِّصال هاتِفي، مُكالَمَهإِتِصَالٌ هَاتِفِيّ
telefonáttelefonní hovor
opringningtelefonopkald
puhelu
telefonski poziv
電話をかけること
전화
telefonický rozhovor
telefonski klic
telefonsamtal
โทรศัพท์หา
telefon görüşmesitelefon konuşması
cuộc điện thoại

phone call

ntelefonata

phone

(fəun) noun
a telephone. We were talking on the phone.
verb
to telephone (a person, message or place). I'll phone you this evening.
ˈphone book noun
a telephone directory. Look up his number in the phone book.
ˈphone booth noun
= telephone booth.
ˈphone box noun
= telephone box.
ˈphone call noun
a telephone call. I need to make a phone call; You had a (phone) call from Ron.
ˈphonecard noun
a plastic card for making calls from a public telephone box.
phone up
to (try to) speak to (someone) by means of the telephone. I'll phone (him) up and ask about it.

phone call

إِتِصَالٌ هَاتِفِيّ telefonát telefonopkald Anruf τηλεφώνημα llamada telefónica puhelu appel téléphonique telefonski poziv chiamata telefonica 電話をかけること 전화 telefoontje telefonsamtale rozmowa telefoniczna chamada telefónica, chamada telefônica телефонный звонок telefonsamtal โทรศัพท์หา telefon görüşmesi cuộc điện thoại 电话
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