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phone box

phone booth
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
Translations
صُنْدوق الهاتِف
telefonní budka
telefonboks
telefonska govorilnica
telefon kulübesi/kabini

phone box

ncabina telefonica (per strada)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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"BT should at the very least give a clear guarantee that no phone box will be removed in an area where there is not good mobile phone coverage from several providers in that area, not just one.
"BT should at least give a clear guarantee that no phone box will be removed in an area where there is not good mobile phone coverage from several providers in that area.
The phone box in the quiet village of Bryn-y-Gwenin, near Abergavenny, was used to warn of air raids during World War II.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to save a village phone box.
The best used phone box of those under scrutiny is by the Wynnstay Arms in Machynlleth while one in Newtown recorded 175 and in Guilsfield, 167.
BY CORMAC BYRNE A FAMILY have revealed the tragic story behind an old phone box outside their home that now holds a defibrillator.
Residents in Llanynys, near Denbigh, have been volunteering to refurbish the old phone box outside the church there to be turned into a life-saving asset for the community.
Residents are being given the opportunity to adopt their local phone box by BT for just PS1 to turn into something inspirational.
BT's senior payphones commercial and operations manager, Katherine Bradley, said: "We're pleased to be giving even more local communities the chance to adopt a phone box. With more than 380 payphones now adopted across the North West, this is a fantastic opportunity for communities to own a piece of history.
Commenting on the launch, Katherine Bradley, BT's Senior Payphones Commercial and Operations Manager, said: "We're pleased to be giving even more local communities the chance to adopt a phone box. With more than 380 payphones now adopted across the North West, this is a fantastic opportunity for communities to own a piece of history.
BT IS offering communities the opportunity to adopt their phone box for just PS1 to turn them into something inspirational.
Instantly recognisable, the classic General Post Office phone box, designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, has become a symbol of Britain.