phone in


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phone in

vb (adv)
1. (intr) to make a telephone call to deliver information (esp to a broadcasting studio or place of work)
2. (tr) slang to deliver (a performance) in a perfunctory manner
Translations

w>phone in

vianrufen
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Two decades ago the late-night phone in was the highlight of many commercial radio station schedules.
Ofcom said: "The BBC invited listeners to phone in to these competitions in the full knowledge that the audience had no chance of entering or winning.
Saturday Kitchen allegedly misled viewers by mistakenly giving the impression that the show was live when viewers were asked to phone in for a contest.