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English definition of “phone in”

phone in

phrasal verb with phone     /fəʊn/ verb [I or T] COMMUNICATIONS
[I] to call the place where you work on the phone: He phoned in to say that he was stuck in traffic and would be late.
phone in sick to phone and say you are not coming to work because you are sick: She phoned in sick on Monday morning.
(Definition of phone in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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