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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “phone”

phone

noun     /fəʊn/ US  /foʊn/
[C or U] (formal telephone) a device which uses either a system of wires, along which electrical signals are sent, or a system of radio signals to make it possible for you to speak to someone in another place who has a similar device
电话
Just then, his mobile phone rang.
就在那时,他的手机响了。
Could you answer the phone?
你能接电话吗?
We speak on the/by phone about twice a week.
我们一周大约通两次电话。
You had three phone calls this morning.
今天早上有3个电话找你。
If the phone lines are busy, please try again later.
如果电话占线,请过会儿再打。
Telephone equipment
[C] the part of a telephone that you hold to your mouth and ear and that you speak into
(电话的)听筒
Could you pick the phone up for me - my hands are wet.
你能帮我把电话听筒拿起来吗——我的手是湿的。
I left the phone off the hook, so it wouldn't ring.
我的电话听筒没挂上,所以没响。
I was so angry I just put/slammed the phone down (on her) (= replaced it before our conversation was finished).
我很生气,就把(她的)电话挂断了。
Telephone equipment
be on the phone to be using the telephone
在通电话
That son of mine is on the phone all day!
我的那个儿子一整天都在打电话!
Communicating by telephone
UK to have a telephone in the home
家里装有电话
Are the Middletons on the phone, do you know?
米德尔顿家装没装电话,你知道吗?
Communicating by telephone
(Definition of phone noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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