Phone quiz

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  1. What three verbs are most commonly used to mean 'to telephone' somebody?
    • 1. To call
    • 2. To ring
    • 3. To phone
  2. My grandma asked me to ______ her a ______ when I reached home.
    My grandma asked me to give her a ring when I reached home.
  3. I needed to ______ a few ______.
    I needed to make a few calls.
  4. Sorry, I've got to ____ ____ now. I'm in a hurry.
    Sorry, I've got to hang up now. I'm in a hurry.
  5. I'm going to have to ______ / _____ my phone _____ now, my flight's boarding.
    I'm going to have to switch/turn my phone off now, my flight's boarding.
  6. We were suddenly _____ _____ in the middle of a conversation.
    We were suddenly cut off in the middle of a conversation.
  7. My mobile is pay-as-you-go, so I have to remember to ____ ____ my credit from time to time.
    My mobile is pay-as-you-go, so I have to remember to top up my credit from time to time.
  8. I'm ______ _____ _____ credit on my mobile, so I don't know how we can keep on talking.
    I'm running out of credit on my mobile, so I don't know how we can keep on talking.
  9. I tried calling her office all day but I couldn't ______ ______. The lines were permanently busy.
    I tried calling her office all day but I couldn't get through. The lines were permanently busy.
  10. Sorry, I can't hear you very well. Could you _____ _____ a bit?
    Sorry, I can't hear you very well. Could you speak up a bit?
  11. If you hold the line, I'll _____ you ______ to the accounts department. (Redirect the line)
    If you hold the line, I'll put you through to the accounts department. (Redirect the line)
  12. OK... Hold on, I'll _____ Mum ____ in a minute. (Passing the telephone)
    OK... Hold on, I'll put Mum on in a minute.
  13. I need to _______ my phone whenever the battery goes under 15 percent.
    I need to charge my phone whenever the battery goes under 15 percent.
  14. We still have got the _______ at home, but only for receiving calls.
    We still have got the landline at home, but only for receiving calls.
  15. Everytime I try to phone my mother she's _______ with someone else.
    Everytime I try to phone my mother she's engaged with someone else.
  16. My family always tries to phone me when I can't answer. In fact, after the shower I usually see that I've got from one to three ______ calls from them.
    My family always tries to phone me when I can't answer. In fact, after the shower I usually see that I've got from one to three missed calls from them.
  17. I don't like to leave messages to the _______, it is really expensive. I'd rather call twice.
    I don't like to leave messages to the voicemail, it is really expensive. I'd rather call twice.
  18. I think nobody uses ______ _______ anymore.
    I think nobody uses public phones / telephone boots anymore.
  19. In the past if you didn't know the number you could call the _______ _______.
    In the past if you didn't know the number you could call the directory enquiries.
  20. The line is not good in my house, it often _____ _____ when you're in the living room.
    The line is not good nearby my house, it often cuts out when you're in the living room.
  21. I haven't got used to my new mobile already. I'm rubbish, sometimes I even forgot how to _______ a number.
    I haven't got used to my new mobile already. I'm rubbish, sometimes I even forgot how to dial a number.
Author:
BIDI
ID:
314832
Card Set:
Phone quiz
Updated:
2016-01-27 19:14:15
Tags:
phones mobiles technology
Folders:
IELTS
Description:
Phone language
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