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Video: pronunciation of 'telephone'
The telephone numbers of councillors are plastered on the window. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Please make sure to include a daytime telephone number. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We waited away from the airport until he telephoned to say he was at the luggage carousel. The Sun (2016)She was also snapped exposing her toned midriff while taking a telephone call. The Sun (2017)Please include a full address and daytime telephone number. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They like to sit and sing conspicuously on a telephone wire or the top of a hedgerow tree. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She told him in a series of emails and telephone calls that she had cancer and that it had spread. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Indeed, my enemies could fit in a red telephone box. The Sun (2016)The minute that phones provided us with speed dialling, having to memorise telephone numbers melted away. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She said that she credited much use of the telephone to the survival of her marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They sometimes sit in long lines on telephone wires. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sometimes just being in a darkened room with your telephone switched off is a tonic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The couple had kept in touch through emails and telephone calls. The Sun (2007)This procedure works admirably when it comes to your telephone bill. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)The internet and mobile telephone systems went down. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Please include your address and daytime telephone number. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You will be asked to input your home telephone number and postcode. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Her father had telephoned to say he would be taking her on a long vacation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lucky were the nights that you could reach her directly on the telephone. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She was reduced to working for a telephone answering service. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was particularly noticeable on telephone messages. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)The pair are thought to have talked by telephone. The Sun (2015)Then one morning the telephone wires are bare. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Luck smiles in a room full of telephones. The Sun (2013)Set aside a period of the day for making telephone calls and another for writing letters. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)This is as true in the area of telephone bills as elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He loathed telephone queueing systems because sometimes he was not fast enough to press the correct option. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She also noticed how he carried an array of mobile telephones and used fake names in conversations with his contacts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The most difficult and expensive item to acquire was a headset: these were often stolen from public telephone boxes. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)In a situation like this we are in constant close radio and telephone contact with the police in the Republic. The Bullet Catchers (1989)Locked in a telephone box. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The telephone receiver was off the hook and BT was able to open the line to the house. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
很常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， telephone 是4千个最常用词之一。
英式英语: telephone /ˈtɛlɪˌfəʊn/ NOUN
system The telephone is an electrical system used to talk to someone in another place by dialling a number on a piece of equipment and speaking into it.
She wanted to speak to him on the telephone.
- 美式英语: telephone
- 阿拉伯语: هَاتِف
- 巴西葡萄牙语: telefone
- 简体中文: 电话
- 克罗地亚语: telefon
- 捷克语: telefon
- 丹麦语: telefon
- 荷兰语: telefoon
- 欧洲西班牙语: teléfono
- 芬兰语: puhelin
- 法语: téléphone
- 德语: Telefon
- 希腊语: τηλέφωνο
- 意大利语: telefono
- 日语: 電話
- 韩语: 전화
- 挪威语: telefon
- 波兰语: telefon
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: telefone
- 罗马尼亚语: telefon
- 俄语: телефон
- 西班牙语: teléfono
- 瑞典语: telefon
- 泰语: โทรศัพท์
- 土耳其语: telefon
- 乌克兰语: телефон
- 越南语: điện thoại
英式英语: telephone VERB
If you telephone someone, you dial their telephone number and speak to them by telephone.
I felt so badly I had to telephone him to say I was sorry.
She had telephoned and wanted to speak to him urgently.
英式英语: telephone NOUN
equipment A telephone is the piece of equipment that you use when you talk to someone by telephone.
He got up and answered the telephone.
telephone 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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