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    Call me when free

    Dear teachers, is it possible to say "Call me when free"? Meaning "call me when you have time to do it".

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    Re: Call me when free

    No. This is the kind of shorthand you see in text messages. "Call me when you're free" or "Call me when you have time" is what you should say.

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    Re: Call me when free

    maybe .... Call me when you are disengaged.

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    Re: Call me when free

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    maybe .... Call me when you are disengaged.
    That one doesn't sound very natural to me.

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    Re: Call me when free

    disengaged = not engaged; free from engagement; at leisure; free from occupation or care; vacant.

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    Re: Call me when free

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    disengaged = not engaged; free from engagement; at leisure; free from occupation or care; vacant.
    Yes, the meaning is appropriate; it's just that we don't normally use the word in this context.

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