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    call me on, or call me at

    When asking someone to contact you, or giving someone your telephone number, should you use 'on' or 'at'.

    e.g. feel free to call me on 0207..... or ... feel free to call me at 0207


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    At.

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    On

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    Re: call me on, or call me at

    Quote Originally Posted by kkookk2003 View Post
    When asking someone to contact you, or giving someone your telephone number, should you use 'on' or 'at'.

    e.g. feel free to call me on 0207..... or ... feel free to call me at 0207


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    In AmE, we usually use "at" unless we have more than one phone line. In that case, we sometimes us "on" to specify a particular phone extension.

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    Re: call me on, or call me at

    What about in the UK? Do people use 'on' or 'at' over there?

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    Re: call me on, or call me at

    Quote Originally Posted by kkookk2003 View Post
    What about in the UK? Do people use 'on' or 'at' over there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
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    Well, curmudgeon is from Scotland, and he sounds pretty sure. Here in the South of England, I've heard both. I think normally I'd say "at", but if I were specifying one number (say, my mobile) I'd say 'on'.

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    Re: call me on, or call me at

    I would say 'you can call me on...'

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    'I'll be at...'

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    Re: call me on, or call me at

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    I would say 'you can call me on...'
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    'I'll be at...'

    Do you still say "you can ring me on..." in the UK? Or is "call" more commonly used?

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    Re: call me on, or call me at

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    Do you still say "you can ring me on..." in the UK? Or is "call" more commonly used?
    Both are common. Also 'Give me a bell on...." is used

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