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phone tagA situation in which two individuals attempting to contact each other by telephone repeatedly do not get a live person and instead trade messages, such as by voice mail.Rate it:

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tag alongTo accompany, join, or follow; to go with.Rate it:

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tag teamTwo or more people or groups acting alternately to accomplish some task.Rate it:

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telephone tagA situation in which a person unsuccessfully attempts to contact another person by telephone and leaves a message instead, and in which the second person then unsuccessfully attempts to return the initial call and leaves a message for the first person, and so on as if the two are playing a game of tag in which the most recent person to have been left with a message is now designated as "it" (i.e. as the player now obliged to chase the other and to attempt anew to make contact).Rate it:

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blow up someone's phoneTo call or text someone constantly.Rate it:

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have more chins than a Chinese phone bookTo be exceedingly fat, especially under the chin (as in a "double chin").Rate it:

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hold the phoneStop; wait; woah. What's this? Look at this!.Rate it:

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phone it into choose to deliver a message by telephone when etiquette demands the effort and respect conveyed by in person communicationRate it:

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phone it inTo fulfill a responsibility with a minimum effort rather than the appropriate level of effort.Rate it:

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phone it into make an unseemly timid performance; to be restrained and timid when bold action is called forRate it:

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drop a dimeTo make a phone call, usually means calling the police to report another's activities.Rate it:

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ring inTo make a phone call to one's usual place of work.Rate it:

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ring backTo return a phone call.Rate it:

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ring backTo make another phone call to the same person.Rate it:

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ring roundTo call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something.Rate it:

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hang upTo terminate a phone call.Rate it:

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pick upTo answer a telephone. See pick up the phone.Rate it:

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map out my dayList tasks, phone-calls, errands, must-do's, for the day.Rate it:

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put awayTo catch a fly ball or tag out a baserunner.Rate it:

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ring aroundTo call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something.Rate it:

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ring outTo make a phone call from an internal phone system to a general telephone network number.Rate it:

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short codeA number of fewer digits than a telephone number, used as an abbreviated telephone number for use only when dialing from a cellular phone.Rate it:

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