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Spanish language On the Phone in Spanish ~ Por teléfono

The telephone has its own special vocabulary - here are some useful phrases to know when making or receiving phone calls in Spanish.

¡Bueno! (Mexico)
Quisiera hablar con ___. I'd like to speak to___.
¿De parte de quién?
¿Quién llama?
Who is calling?
Soy ___. I'm / It's ___.
No cuelgue, por favor. Please hold.
La línea está ocupada.
Está comunicando
The line is busy.
un teléfono telephone
un teléfono celular cell phone
una llamada phone call
una llamada a cobro revertido collect / reversed charge call
un número de teléfono phone number
una guía telefónica phone book
un tono de marcar dial tone
una cabina de teléfono phone booth
un contestador automático answering machine
llamar por teléfono to call
marcar to dial
descolgar to pick up (the phone)
desconectar to cut off
dejar un mensaje/recado to leave a message
colgar to hang up
sonar to ring


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