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    Default what does "speaking" mean here?

    Some people receive the call and say, like "Emily, Speaking". What does "speaking" mean here? Does it mean "Emily is speaking", "It's me". And should I use the rising tone here? Thanks!

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    Default Re: what does "speaking" mean here?

    It means 'this is Emily speaking' and I would use a rising tone.

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