Translation of pay phone in Spanish:

pay phone

teléfono público, n.

noun

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    teléfono público masculine
    monedero (público) masculine Uruguay
    • Calls from payphones and some mobile networks may cost more.
    • I had to go to the payphone and call his mobile to find out where he was.
    • The two girls scurried to the payphone and grabbed the phonebook from it.
    • So why should payphone cards and prepay cellphones be any different?
    • Calls from mobile phones and payphones generated a higher rate of communication problems than those from land lines.
    • As she walked out to the car parking lot and picked up the payphone to dial her father, she knew she was in for a ride.
    • I could not run to the payphone fast enough to phone my mom.
    • John, now leaning against a newspaper-vending box, puts more coins in the payphone.
    • Lisa stood in front of the payphone, wondering where she had put her cell phone.
    • I hurried into University College to the bank of payphones, dialed my room and crossed my fingers.
    • Last month, the company admitted it was exploring ways to provide digital music through its own public terminals, such as payphones.
    • She took a bus to get here and phoned me from a payphone when she arrived.
    • British Telecom has selected 15 public payphones in Bexley for removal.
    • It turns out that people who don't have mobiles or fixed landline phones use payphones more than any other group.
    • He said he had a mobile phone, but found payphones to be cheaper.
    • It's no surprise that the public payphone is a declining species.
    • I shouldn't call from a public payphone, because it's charged at £1 per minute.
    • Revenue from customer premises equipment, cardphones and payphones was down by between 21 and 22 per cent.
    • The reception was fuzzy, as if she were answering from a payphone.
    • The rain pounded on her head as she lifted the phone from the payphone.