Telecommunications

PUT (SOMEONE) THROUGH  

28 Sep 2018

Phrase

  • to transfer someone to someone else's telephone.
Example Sentence: I phoned the credit card company and they quickly put me through to a supervisor.
 

PUT (SOMEONE) ON HOLD  

27 Sep 2018

Phrase

  • to disconnect someone temporarily from the telephone.
Example Sentence: I phoned the bank but they put me on hold before someone spoke to me.
 
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