telephone call

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Noun1.telephone call - a telephone connectiontelephone 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
telefonski klic

telephone call

ntelefonata
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At the end of the second week the overwrought head appealed passionately for relief, and Owen was removed to the Postage Department, where, when he had leisure from answering Audrey's telephone calls, he entered the addresses of letters in a large book and took them to the post.
One Sunday morning, Charley received a telephone call from a friend in Collinsville, who told him that the full force of fishermen was out with its nets.
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