on the telephone meaning

  "on the telephone" in a sentence
[American slang]
Fig. speaking on the telephone. (Typically: be ~; get ~.)
  She's on the phone but won't be long.
  Please take a seat while I'm on the phone.
  Get on the phone and call him back immediately!


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  1. he listened to her excoriating on the telephone.
  2. he listened intently to whatever was being said on the telephone.
  3. you are wanted on the telephone.
  4. you are wanted on the telephone.
  5. he would spend hours in the bathroom or on the telephone.

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