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    put somethig on speaker or on the speaker

    "Put it on speaker. I want to know what she is going to say about this."

    Is it "on speaker" or "on the speaker"?

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    Re: put somethig on speaker or on the speaker

    Put the phone on speaker (mode).

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    Re: put somethig on speaker or on the speaker

    Quote Originally Posted by lauralie2 View Post
    Put the phone on speaker (mode).
    Do we say he's been on stage for a while or he's been on the stage for a while?

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    Re: put somethig on speaker or on the speaker

    Well, "on stage" means he's working, acting, whereas "on the stage" means he's at a particular location in the theater.

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