take a call

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take a call

Post by Archived Topic » Wed Dec 15, 2004 9:14 am

Please let me know the usage of this phrase
Submitted by latha prabhu (Bangalore - India)
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take a call

Post by Archived Reply » Wed Dec 15, 2004 9:27 am

Pick up the telephone, as in "Can you ~? There's a guy on line 3 who wants...."
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take a call

Post by Archived Reply » Wed Dec 15, 2004 9:41 am

Latha, the word "call" in this phrase refers to a "telephone call" .. so you can use it as Dale suggests and also in the variation of the phrase >> "Can I give you a call?" .. which would mean me asking permission to ring you on the telephone at some time .. you may reply with >> "Yes, I will take your call."
WoZ of Aus 11/12/04
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