"phone" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

phone
[fəʊn]
sustantivo
1. teléfono (m)
  • to be on the phone -> estar al teléfono; (talking) tener teléfono (have a telephone)
  • to give somebody a phone -> llamar a alguien (por teléfono)
  • phone bill -> factura (f) del teléfono
  • phone book -> guía (f) telefónica or de teléfonos, directorio (m) de teléfonos (Am)
  • phone booth -> cabina (f) telefónica
  • phone box -> cabina (f) telefónica (británico)
  • phone call -> llamada (f) telefónica, llamado (m) telefónico (Am)
  • phone number -> número (m) de teléfono
verbo transitivo
también:
  • to phone somebody -> telefonear a alguien, llamar a alguien (por teléfono), hablar a alguien (por teléfono) (Am)
verbo intransitivo
2. telefonear, llamar (por teléfono)
  • to phone home -> llamar a casa (por teléfono)

phone [foun]
sustantivo
1. Abreviatura familiar de telephone, teléfono. (Familiar) (m)
  • Phone-card -> tarjeta de teléfono
  • Phone-box -> cabina telefónica
  • Phone around -> llamar a varias personas
  • Phone in -> llamar por teléfono
  • Phone up -> telefonear
vt. Telefonear.

phone [fəʊn]
noun
teléfono (m)
the phone's ringing I was woken up by the phone
the phone hasn't stopped ringing all afternoon el teléfono no ha dejado de sonar toda la tarde; he can't come to the phone just now ahora no puede ponerse or venir al teléfono
two minutes later the phone rang she picked up the phone, and began to dial Maurice Campbell's number trembling, she put the phone down I'm scared to answer the phone he let the phone ring an even dozen times before giving up she handed the phone back Mrs Howes took the phone from her
by phone por teléfono
they all keep in touch by phone orders placed by phone these problems can be dealt with by phone we have heard from her by phone a couple of times you can shop either by phone or by home computer whether your interview is in person or by phone the research team could offer advice by phone he is joining us by phone from his office in California the two presidents spoke by phone today
to get off the phone colgar (el teléfono)
it was half an hour before I managed to get off the phone I must get off the phone I must get off the phone, I think my mother has calls to make listen, dad, I've got to get off the phone
to be on the phone (Britain) (have a telephone) tener teléfono; (be in conversation) estar hablando por teléfono
I'm not on the phone the Frosts were not on the phone
who was that on the phone? ¿con quién estabas hablando por teléfono?
she's on the phone just now
there's someone on the phone for you te llama alguien por teléfono; hay alguien al teléfono que quiere hablar contigo
the following day, Gerry was on the phone again she's always on the phone, wanting to know what I've been up to she has already been on the phone to me and explained
I spent an hour on the phone trying to sort things out me pasé una hora al teléfono intentando resolver las cosas; Dennis sounded very excited on the phone Dennis parecía muy entusiasmado por teléfono; he immediately got on the phone to his solicitor llamó por teléfono a su abogado inmediatamente
she told me on the phone about the accident the person I'd been talking to on the phone we talked on the phone every day I was talking on the phone and you interrupted me to [get] on the phone (to sb) get on the phone and ask Ferguson to come up here so we got on the phone and a compromise was suggested [over] the phone
I can't talk about it over the phone no puedo hablar de ello por teléfono
most of the advisory work is carried out over the phone NET can solve most customer problems over the phone Gleacher noticed the aerial of a portable phone protruding from Jim Robinson's tuxedo pocket he stalks the corridors of Westminster carrying a portable phone the deal was done by portable phone while he was sitting in his car
public phone teléfono (m) público
we were 20 miles from the nearest public phone you can call from the public phone across the street
to put down the phone colgar el teléfono
verb:transitive
[+person] llamar (por teléfono); [+number] llamar a
I went back to the hotel to phone Jenny He'd phoned Laura to see if she was better..
to phone the hospital/office llamar al hospital/a la oficina; I have to phone Helsinki again tengo que hablar con Helsinki otra vez
I'll phone the office and say I'm not going in today
I tried phoning the emergency number intenté llamar al número de emergencia; write to us or phone 0171 586 4034 escríbanos o llámenos al 0171 586 4034
all you need to do to get your free alarm is phone 0891 500 112 claim your prize by phoning our hotline I phone a contact number and leave a message
verb:intransitive
llamar por teléfono; (por teléfono)
she phoned to say she would be late llamó para decir que llegaría tarde
he's going to phone again tomorrow Harland phoned to tell me what time the bus was due I'm sure he'll phone later the other boy must have phoned for the ambulance
shall I phone for a taxi? ¿llamo a un taxi?; ¿quieres que llame a or pida un taxi?
I waited for her to phone
modifier
phone bill (n) cuenta (f) del teléfono; factura (f) del teléfono
he ran up a £240 phone bill gastó 240 libras de teléfono
he ran up a £240 phone bill in two days millions of customers will get cheaper phone bills he couldn't pay his phone bill
phone book (n) guía (f) (telefónica)
she's not in the phone book su número no viene en la guía
I took the liberty of looking you up in the phone book we got your name and address from the phone book look in the phone book under Senior Citizens' Centers the nearest branch will be listed in your phone book
phone booth (n) cabina (f) (telefónica)
he went into the bar and found a phone booth to call Smith he called Ferguson from a phone booth in the foyer a phone booth in the sixth-floor ladies' room of a departmnet store she walks down to the phone booth outside of Amos's store I called the clinic from a corner phone booth
phone box (n) (Britain) cabina (f) (telefónica)
there was a phone box outside the post office I'm calling from a phone box every phone box in Selly Oak had been vandalized
phone call (n) llamada (f) (telefónica)
there's a phone call for you tienes una llamada (telefónica)
we have received numerous phone calls complaining about the decision all week there had been phone calls back and forth between Ingrid and her children a few hours later I got a phone call from Montreal what should you do when you get an obscene phone call? his girlfriend revealed in a phone-call that she was pregnant he suggested that the summit meeting be moved to Moscow during a phone call to President Bush
to make a phone call hacer una llamada (telefónica)
you're allowed to make a phone call to a lawyer I must go and make a phone call Hugh stopped to make a phone call right now I'm going to make some phone calls
phone company (n) compañía (f) telefónica
the phone company receives thousands of complaints daily about service the commission backed a plan allowing phone companies to provide video programming
phone line (n) línea (f) de teléfono
a free customer phone line
the phone lines are busy las líneas de teléfono están ocupadas
his voice strained over the phone line there was a momentary silence on the phone line banks should set up special phone lines to deal with clients' complaints White House phone lines have been totally jammed with calls many phone lines have been cut and roads are blocked all of the phone lines to Baghdad are down
phone number (n) número (m) de teléfono
put your name, address, and phone number at the top could you give me Frau Doring's address and phone number? I think you've given me the wrong phone number
we need your daytime phone number nos hace falta un número de teléfono en el que se lo pueda contactar durante el día
phone tapping (n) intervención (f) telefónica; pinchazo (m) de teléfono (informal)
new measures to stop phone tapping look set to become law

Verb Conjugations for "phone" (go to el teléfono)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I phone I phoned I will phone
you phone you phoned you will phone
he/she phones he/she phoned he/she will phone
we phone we phoned we will phone
you phone you phoned you will phone
they phone they phoned they will phone
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