48006Re: [Czechlist] "Call us on"
- Dec 28, 2011In the UK it could mean both depending on the context.
On 28 December 2011 12:38, Josef Hlavac <joe@...> wrote:
> Am I correct in thinking that one would nevertheless "be on Facebook",
> meaning that one has a Facebook account (and not necessarily using it
> right now)?
> On 28.12.2011 13:17, James Kirchner wrote:
> > In North America you call someone "on" a device but "at" a number.
> > In a British ESL book I had to use in the Czech Republic, a job
> interviewer asked a man, "Are you on the phone?" In North America that
> means, "Are you using the phone to talk to someone right this moment?" but
> I guess in the book it was supposed to mean, "What is your phone number?"
> > Jamie
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