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    What does a cell do?

    The phone rings. Is there a verb that we say for a cell?

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    Re: What does a cell do?

    I think they are called "ring tones" even if they bear no resemblance to an old telephone ring (although mine IS an old telephone ring), so I would continue to say that a cell is ringing.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: What does a cell do?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I think they are called "ring tones" even if they bear no resemblance to an old telephone ring (although mine IS an old telephone ring), so I would continue to say that a cell is ringing.
    So you "slide it open" or flip it open"?

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    Re: What does a cell do?

    Mine's already open so I press the 'answer' button.

    Rover

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    Re: What does a cell do?

    Your phone is ringing. Aren't you going to answer it? (or: Aren't you going to get that?)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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