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Flashcards in Tema 3: On the Phone Deck (12):
1

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)

2

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)

3

to succeed in talking to someone on the phone:
I tried to call her but couldn't _______.

get through (phr v)

4

to end a phone conversation:
He started shouting so I ______ (on him).

hang up (phr v)

5

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)

6

hacer una llamada

make a call (v)

7

to (cause someone to) become calmer or less noisy:
The barking dogs _______ when they recognized me.

quieten down (phr v)

8

to telephone someone:
She ____ me __ at home.

ring up (phr v)

9

I ____ of patience (quedarse sin)

run out of (phr v)

10

Whenever I leave the house, I always _____ the lights (apagar)

switch off (phr v)

11

I need to _____ my mobile phone credit (recargar)

top up (phr v)

12

_____ your computer, your music, and mobile phone (bajar)

turn down (phr v)