Casual Conversational English (Phrases and Sentences in Different Scenarios – Top 600+ Terms)/
Making a Call

Making a Call

Total: 15 words

Hi, it's...

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said to introduce yourself at the beginning of a phone call

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Hello, may I speak to... ? / Hello, may I speak with... ?

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a very formal way of requesting to talk to someone

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I'd like to speak to ~.

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a formal way of informing the receiver whom you wish to speak with

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Can you put __ on the phone?

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a way to ask the receiver to switch with the person you want to talk to

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Is __ there?

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a casual way of asking to talk to someone in particular

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This is __ returning your call.

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said when calling someone who has called you prior, at a moment that you were not available

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I got your message. / I got your text.

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said when you want someone to know that you have received the message they left during their previous call or the text they sent you

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With whom am I speaking? / To whom am I speaking?

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a very formal way of asking for the receiver's name

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Is this...?

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said when you want to confirm the receiver's name

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I'm calling on behalf of...

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said to inform the receiver that you are representing someone or something during the phone call

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I'm calling about...

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said to inform the receiver about the reason for your call

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This is regarding...

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another formal way of telling someone your reason for calling

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The reason I'm calling is...

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a direct way of saying why you called

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Thank you for holding.

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said to someone you have placed on hold

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I'm sorry to keep you waiting.

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said when you have kept someone on hold for some time

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