Mobile Phone Vocabulary

Słownictwo angielskie związane z telefonami komórkowymi (telefonowanie, ładowanie telefonu, doładowywanie karty, itd).

to run out of credit - to use all of the credit in your phone

I'm running out of credit, so can you call me back?


to top up your phone - to add credit to the phone

I need to go to the shop and top up my mobile phone.


to text somebody - to send somebody a message

I texted him to arrange a meeting time.


to call somebody back - to return a phone call

I tried to call you back, but your phone was turned off


to pick up - to answer a phone call

Don't call her, she never picks up


to hang up - to end a phone call

If you dialled the wrong number just apologize and hang up


to check the balance - to check the amount of credit


to hang up on somebody - angrily decide to finish a phone call

Don't you dare hang up on me!


to give somebody a missed call - to call somebody and hang up before they answer

Give me a missed call when you are outside


to have reception - to have good signal when speaking to somebody

I walked out of the café to get better reception.


to charge your phone - to charge the battery in your phone

My battery is very low, I need to charge my phone


dead - when your phone has no battery

I am sorry I didn't pick up, my phone was dead


engaged - when a phone line is busy

I am never going to call you again. The line is always engaged.


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To pay by contract to pay the network money every month so that you can make calls. (telefon na abonament)

To pay as you go - to pay for a fixed amount of call time credit which you then use up when phoning people. Once the credit is used up you must buy some more to use the phone. (telefon na kartę)