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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #52978: Make a phone call
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Speaking | Phone calls [Change theme]
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    Make a phone call




    Cordless telephone

    Cell phone / mobile (phone)

    Phone box


    Phone card

    Top up card


    Phone book

    Yellow pages ®


    To call

    To phone

    To make a phone call

    To ring

    To lift the receiver

    To dial the number

    To dial a wrong number

    To pick up the phone

    To hang up

    To call back

    To answer

    To send a text message (to)

    To text



    Engaged / busy

    Out of order

    Reverse-charge call

    Long distance call

    Local call

    National call

    International call

    Dialing code


    Wrong number

    Speed dial

    (directory) enquiries



    Answering machine



    bridg speaking!

    Excuse me, who's speaking (calling)?

    Could you put me through to Lucile?

    Could I speak (I'd like to speak) to Lucile?

    I can't get through to Lucile's office.

    Where can I reach her?

    Sorry! I've got a wrong number.

    Can I leave a message?

    Can you hold the line?

    Hold the line/ Hold on.

    We were/got cut off.

    I can't get a signal here.

    My number is one four  two nine six five.


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    Yesterday I wanted to call my friend Jane but I couldn't remember her , however I knew it began with 586 792, so I what I thought could be the right number. Someone answered and said :
    Hello, James Brown , Can I you ?
    Oh I said, could I speak to Jane please? She is a friend of .
    Well, James Brown said, can you please, I'll go and tell her someone is asking for her.
    He came back 5 minutes later and said I'd better in half an hour.
    I did so and to James Brown's office again.
    Hello he said, I'm sorry but there's no Jane here, you must have dialled a .
    What a shame ! I said ; I wanted to go out with her tonight but I don't know how to her now!
    If you give me some information about her I'll try to check in the , James Brown said.
    He left me a two hours later, and that was the beginning of our love story.

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