Mobile Phone Vocabulary
Słownictwo angielskie związane z telefonami komórkowymi (telefonowanie, ładowanie telefonu, doładowywanie karty, itd).
to run out of credit - to use all of the credit in your phone
I'm running out of credit, so can you call me back?
to top up your phone - to add credit to the phone
I need to go to the shop and top up my mobile phone.
to text somebody - to send somebody a message
I texted him to arrange a meeting time.
to call somebody back - to return a phone call
I tried to call you back, but your phone was turned off
to pick up - to answer a phone call
Don't call her, she never picks up
to hang up - to end a phone call
If you dialled the wrong number just apologize and hang up
to check the balance - to check the amount of credit
to hang up on somebody - angrily decide to finish a phone call
Don't you dare hang up on me!
to give somebody a missed call - to call somebody and hang up before they answer
Give me a missed call when you are outside
to have reception - to have good signal when speaking to somebody
I walked out of the café to get better reception.
to charge your phone - to charge the battery in your phone
My battery is very low, I need to charge my phone
dead - when your phone has no battery
I am sorry I didn't pick up, my phone was dead
engaged - when a phone line is busy
I am never going to call you again. The line is always engaged.
Będąc w Wielkiej Brytanii dobrze również znać te wyrażenia:
To pay by contract to pay the network money every month so that you can make calls. (telefon na abonament)
To pay as you go - to pay for a fixed amount of call time credit which you then use up when phoning people. Once the credit is used up you must buy some more to use the phone. (telefon na kartę)