In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1guía feminineguía telefónica feminineguía de teléfonos femininedirectorio masculine Latin America Southern Cone
- The kiosk, set in a cobbled area next to cottages, boasts a vase of flowers on the shelf where the phone book used to be, a carpet and a waste paper basket.
- No, sorry - either I've forgotten it or you're probably not in the phone book.
- Yeah, I just got the new phone book in the mail and I have a problem with it.
- I stumbled upon this in the phone book while looking up video stores that might stock obscure and ancient titles.
- The phone book is one of the dullest books in the world (let's face it, there's not a lot of plot).
- We're going first to find as many telephone numbers and addresses as we can for those people who are already in the phone book.
- Check the front pages of your local phone book where community services are listed.
- We called every Swindon pub listed in the phone book and most are planning to stay open an extra hour or two at weekends and special occasions.
- My advice is to stick to the phone book or use BT's free online directory service, which allows up to ten searches per day.
- A genuine caller will not mind if you call their company - using the number from the phone book, not their ID card.
- Others come from remote sources such as the phone book or physicians who supply your name from a list.
- The first thing he did was look up Wong (his family name) in the Vancouver phone book.
- I looked in the phone book and located a pancake house down the street from the Marina Motel.
- A friend in London went to my house and located my phone book.
- Apparently, the first floor failing clothing store owner, in an act of desperation, set a phone book on fire and took a little walk.
- You can get a list from your local aging office, or check the phone book under senior services.
- When a business is new and not yet listed in the phone book, every effort should be made to create easy identification.
- I used to use a bank that pointedly did not have listed phone numbers for any of its branches in the phone book.
- I looked up the bus company's number in the phone book and dialled.
- I just turned off the TV, grabbed my potpie out of the oven, and picked up a phone book.
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