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Telephone call   /tˈɛləfˌoʊn kɔl/   Listen
Telephone call

A telephone connection.  Synonyms: call, phone call.  "He placed a phone call to London" , "He heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"

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"Telephone call" Quotes from Famous Books

... telephone call late in the day from Miss Sears told us that Mrs. Blake herself had begun to complain, and that Dr. Wilson had been summoned but had been unable to give an opinion on the ...
— The War Terror • Arthur B. Reeve

... I did was to make that inquiry," said Trent. "That telephone call, and the wire you sent from Southampton to the dead man, to say Harris hadn't turned up and you were returning—both ...
— The Woman in Black • Edmund Clerihew Bentley

... The telephone call found Forsythe at the Pall Mall office. He would be charmed to advise Mr. Lowell on a matter of business. Would he that night dine with Mr. Lowell? He would. And might he suggest that they dine at Pavoni's? He had a special reason for ...
— The Lost Road • Richard Harding Davis

... many letters, but none from Barbara. He read the Times, dictated to his secretary, handed her the parcel for Berkeley Square and climbed uneasily out of bed. Though he dawdled over his dressing, there was no telephone call to reward him; and, as the Crawleighs were spending Christmas in London, he would not meet ...
— The Education of Eric Lane • Stephen McKenna

... over her. She listened. The house was absolutely still. From the utter silence enveloping it—for aught she knew—she and her unsavoury-looking companion might be the only persons in it. And then she realized that, on the faith of a telephone call, she had blindly come out to a house, the very address of which was utterly unknown ...
— The Yellow Streak • Williams, Valentine

... a moment of stunned silence as both Swifts realized that the telephone call had been faked! Then ...
— Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X • Victor Appleton

... "A telephone call for Courtenay," commented the younger of the two women as Youghal hurriedly flashed through the room; "the telephone system seems to enter very largely ...
— The Unbearable Bassington • Saki

... I agreed to do as he suggested, and see Dick safely to Paddington. How we broke the news to him, and how he received it when we did break it, I hardly recollect. All I remember distinctly is standing in a telephone call office in Eton town, and endeavouring to get through to Holt Manor. Not until it was nearly time for the London train from Windsor to start, did the telephone exchange inform me they had just ascertained that the line to Holt Manor was out of order, and that they ...
— The Four Faces - A Mystery • William le Queux

Words linked to "Telephone call" :   conference call, long distance, trunk call, local call, long-distance call, call-in, collect call, telephone, call-back, telephony, phone call, crank call, wake-up call, call

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