Translation of "phone" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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phonenoun

uk /fəʊn/ us /foʊn/

phone noun (PHONE)

A1 [ C or U ] formal telephone a device that 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

電話
Just then, his phone rang. 就在那時,他的手機響了。
Could you answer the phone? 你能接電話嗎?
We speak on the/by phone about twice a week. 我們一周大約通兩次電話。
You had three phone calls this morning. 今天早上有三個電話找你。
If the phone lines are busy, please try again later. 如果電話佔線,請過一會兒再打。
Could you pick the phone up for me - my hands are wet. 你能幫我把電話聽筒拿起來嗎——我的手濕了。
I left the phone off the hook, so it wouldn't ring. 我的電話聽筒沒掛上,所以沒響。
I was so angry I just put/slammed the phone down (on her) (= replaced it before our conversation was finished). 我很生氣,就把(她的)電話掛斷了。
be on the phone

to be using the phone

在通電話
That son of mine is on the phone all day! 我那個兒子一整天都在打電話!

UK to have a landline in the home

家裡裝有電話
Are the Middletons on the phone at their cottage, do you know? 米德爾頓家有沒有裝電話,你知道嗎?

More examples

  • Just as I was sitting down to watch TV, the phone rang.
  • Every time I ring her, the phone is engaged.
  • We've spoken on the phone but never face-to-face.
  • After he was attacked, he managed to stagger to the phone and call for help.
  • "There's someone on the phone for you." "What do they want?"

phoneverb [ I or T ]

uk /fəʊn/ us /foʊn/

A1 to communicate with someone by phone

(給…)打電話
She phoned just after lunch. 剛吃完午餐她就打電話。
He's phoned me (up) every day this week. 本周他每天都打電話給我。

More examples

  • Hadn't you better phone home? Your parents will be wondering where you are.
  • He said he'd phone back first thing tomorrow.
  • I tried to phone her but couldn't get through.
  • The shop phoned to say your order has come in.
  • Who could be phoning us at this unearthly hour?

Phrasal verb(s)

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