In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1llamar (por teléfono)telefonearshe phoned in sick — llamó para dar parte de enferma
- it's the first time I've phoned in to your program — es la primera vez que llamo a su programa
2someone phoned in a complaint about our last program — llamó alguien para quejarse del último programa
- I phoned in my order/bet — llamé para hacer un pedido/una apuesta
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