Flashcards in Tema 3: On the Phone Deck (12):
to telephone someone who has telephoned you, often to answer a message the person has left, or to telephone again:
He called her three times but she never _____ the guy ___.
call back (phr v)
to stop people from continuing a phone conversation by breaking the phone connection:
We got _____ before she could give me directions.
cut somebody off (phr v)
to succeed in talking to someone on the phone:
I tried to call her but couldn't _______.
get through (phr v)
to end a phone conversation:
He started shouting so I ______ (on him).
hang up (phr v)
to listen to someone’s conversation when the person does not realize you are doing it:
She thinks her boss is _______ on her phone conversations.
listen in (phr v)
hacer una llamada
make a call (v)
to (cause someone to) become calmer or less noisy:
The barking dogs _______ when they recognized me.
quieten down (phr v)
to telephone someone:
She ____ me __ at home.
ring up (phr v)
I ____ of patience (quedarse sin)
run out of (phr v)
Whenever I leave the house, I always _____ the lights (apagar)
switch off (phr v)
I need to _____ my mobile phone credit (recargar)
top up (phr v)