coger el teléfono

coger el teléfono(
koh
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hehr
 
ehl
 
teh
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leh
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foh
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noh
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to pick up the phone
Estábamos todos tan ocupados en la tienda que nadie pudo coger el teléfono.We were all so busy at the store that nobody could pick up the phone.
b. to answer the phone
Llamé a tu oficina, pero nadie cogía el teléfono.I called your office, but no one answered the phone.
c. to get the phone
¿Puede alguien coger el teléfono, por favor?Can someone get the phone, please?
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