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to call

to send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.

to charge

to add electricity to a rechargeable battery

to cut off

to disconnect a phone call /service


book containing a list(esp. of numbers)


(of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability

to get through

to be in or establish communication with (here by telephone)

to give me a ring

to telephone me

to hang up

to end a telephone call


a telephone line that travels over wires/cables

to make a call

telephone sbdy

missed call

displayed on the recipient's when the intended recipient was not available.

pay phones

phone (usually in a public place) where the caller has to put money in when making the call

to put through

to connect a call

to ring

to telephone

to run out of

to have no more of (something)

to speak up

to speak louder

to switch off

to cause to stop functioning

to top up

to add credit (to a phone)

to turn off

to cause to stop functioning


a service where recorded telephone massages are kept

to become hooked on (sth)

to become addicted to

behavioural addictions

activities which you can't stop doing and have a negative effect on your life

compulsive behaviour

type of behaviour where a person cannot stop doing sthg.

high (n)

a physical and mental rush of pleasure


without negative effect

edgy and tense

nervous about what may happen

to overcome (addictions)

to deal with sthg so it is no longer a problem

to seek treatment

to look for professional help

overwhelmingly anxious

very strong feeling of worry about what may happen

to wreck lives

to destroy lives

addicted to

substance or activity which you can't stop using or doing

dependent on

sthg you need (or need to do) to feel good

famous for

well known for

fed up with

adj. being unhappy, bored

keen on


obsessed with

can't stop thinking about or doing sthg

open to debate

can be debated

proud of

to feel good about sbdy's achievements or country

sick of

unhappy about

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