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TELEPHONING

1. Can I talk to Mr. SUZUKI, please?   6. Then, can you have him return my call?
SUZUKI SAN ONEGAI SHIMAS.   JA, ATODE WATASHI NI DENWA O KUDASAI.
2. Yes. Just a moment.   7. Please tell me your name and telephone number.
HAI. CHOTTO MATTE KUDASAI.   O-NAMAE TO DENWA-BANGOO O OSHIETE KUDASAI.
He's out now. Who's calling?   8. I'm Jones.
IMA DEKAKETE IMAS GA. DONATA DES KA?   WATASHI WA JONES DES.
3. About what time will he be back?   My number is 589-0456.
NAN-JI GORO KAERIMAS KA?   DENWA-BANGOO WA GOO-HACHI-KYUU NO ZERO-YON-GOO-ROKU DES.
4. I think he'll be back soon.   Good bye.
SUGU KAERU TO OMOI MAS.   DEWA YOROSHIKU.
About 6 o'clock. *I'll call you back later.
ROKU-JI GORO DES. MATA ATODE DENWA SHIMAS.
I have no idea. *You have the wrong number.
WAKARIMASEN. BANGOO GA CHIGAI MAS.
5. Would you like to leave a message? *Please return my call later.
DENGON ARIMAS KA? MATA ATODE DENWA O KUDASAI.
 

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1. Hello. May I talk to Mr./Ms . ?
MOSHI MOSHI. SAN ONEGAI SHIMAS.

2.
He/She is out now. IMA DEKAKETE IMAS GA.

He/She is not here.
ORIMASEN GA.
He/She is attending a meeting. KAIGI-CHUU DES.

He/She is having a day-off.


YASUNDE IMAS.

He/She is busy and can't come to the phone.
TE GA HANASEMASEN.

 
3. Around .
GORO DES.


4.
I have to hang up now. MOO KIRANAKUTEWA NARIMASEN.
Hold the line a moment, please. SONOMAMA OMACHI KUDASAI.
The line is busy. OHANASHI-CHUU DES.

There's a call for you.

DENWA GA HAITTE IMAS.

DENWA-BANGOO

  phone number

DENWA-BOKKUSU

  telephone booth

DENWA-CHOO

  telephone directory

KOOSHUU DENWA

  public telephone

NAISEN

  extension

JITAKU

  home

KAISHA

  company / office

 

 

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