Translation of "phone in" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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phone in

phrasal verb with phone uk /fəʊn/ us /foʊn/ verb [ I or T ]


to phone the place where you work in order to tell your employer something

She phoned in sick (= saying that she was ill) this morning. 她今天早上给单位打电话说病了。


to phone a television or radio programme in order to express your opinion on a matter

Over 300 people phoned in to complain. 300多人给节目打来电话倾诉他们的不满。

phone-innoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfəʊn.ɪn/ us /ˈfoʊn.ɪn/ UK US call-in

a television or radio programme in which members of the public phone to express their opinions or ask questions


(Translation of “phone in” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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