In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1teléfono masculine(conversation/line/message) telefónicoover the telephone — por teléfono
- telephone answering machine — contestador automático
- telephone receiver — auricular
- telephone sex — sexo telefónico
- telephone subscriber — abonado
- It was used in the development of the country's telephone and radio system in the 1940s.
- Information theory is a field of mathematics that scientists use to analyse strings of data, whether carried by DNA or radio waves or telephone wires.
- At midnight yesterday the Government imposed full control over all communication by telephone and telegraph.
- In doing so, data can be captured at every point of customer contact from order entry to fulfilment whether that contact is by telephone, fax, call center or Web site.
- Transtelephonic event monitors transmit recordings by telephone to a central station.
- In the call center, customer contact is predominantly by telephone, either inbound or outbound.
- Any changes of destination are notified ahead by telephone or radio so that arrival is anticipated.
- Workers communicate by voice in meetings, in hall conversations, and by telephone.
- In the event of discrepancies, we followed up participants by telephone and re-checked mobile phone data.
- In particular for offices, added to legacy data communication, wireless LAN has begun to be used for telephone and voice telephony services.
- People spread their fears and new found information by telephone, mobile phone, text messages, email, and word of mouth.
- General practitioners and patients were contacted by telephone to assess their satisfaction with the system and to determine whether further referrals for excision had been made.
- Viewers will also get their chance to listen to the arguments and express their opinion - voting either online, via digital television or by telephone during the programme.
- Most people do not know it, but the voice coming over the telephone conveys a mental picture to the listener.
- Some hearings may take place by telephone or video conference, reflecting an emphasis on technology.
- After discharge, patients recorded and transmitted their rhythm by telephone daily and whenever they had symptoms suggestive of atrial fibrillation.
- She too spoke to school officials when problems arose relating to the children, more frequently by telephone perhaps.
- It was the only form of communication, as no radio or telephone, television, video or film existed then.
- Households that did not return surveys in a ten days were contacted by telephone and were encouraged to either return the survey in the mail or complete the survey over the telephone.
- For industrial and speciality chemicals, the suppliers acted more like catalogue sellers - their sales force responded to orders by telephone, telex, and more recently fax.
1(person/place) telefonear(person/place) llamar por teléfono ayou can telephone your order — puede hacer su pedido por teléfono
- ‘People were telephoning us and asking us what they could do to help or if there was any information - it was almost like a big family,’ she said.
- The respondent regularly telephoned his wife for her to arrange a taxi to collect him.
- She wishes to express her sincerest thanks to all the people who telephoned her and called to her to assist in the updating of records.
- I didn't have a mobile phone to telephone my husband and so they said they would go to my house and get him.
- We gave no second thought to one of these youngsters using a cellphone to telephone his mom to come pick them up.
- ‘I'll telephone you as soon as I've spoken to my friend, Mrs Hawthorne,’ she said.
- Shortly after telephoning his wife and several friends in Italy, he was rearrested by the Egyptian government.
- If all your questions haven't been answered after your allotted slot, ask if you can book another appointment to come in, or arrange to telephone the teacher at school.
- You promised my wife that you would telephone me within the next two days which did not happen.
- On a Friday evening before Easter the man's wife telephoned the doctor but he was out.
- Please telephone him to arrange a suitable time and to indicate if you would like to have your house blessed.
- On Thursday, his colleague telephoned his wife to inquire and found her responses suspicious.
- We then telephoned patients who opted in to arrange an appointment.
- The telephone socket was not connected so one of the neighbour's telephoned the police on her own mobile.
- It is not uncommon for people to telephone friends or relations who say that they were just thinking of calling them.
- She became worried and attempted to telephone her husband but his mobile phone was switched off.
- Adams immediately telephoned the police but when officers searched the area they found nothing.
- ‘My wife was at home so I telephoned her,’ he said.
- The school also telephoned the applicant's wife, who thought the applicant was at work.
- Activists ring doorbells and telephone voters in critical districts, urging supporters to get out the vote.
1telefonearI'll telephone for a taxi/an ambulance — llamaré a un taxi/a una ambulancia
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