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    triple-0 calls



    Emergency call centre ESTA confirmed on Tuesday that the second of two triple-0 calls Ms Pratt made on the night had not been forwarded to police.

    More: Woman's triple-0 call on night she was killed not passed to police


    I learned from the above-mentioned text that I can construct the following:

    In case of emergency, please call triple-9. I mean to click button 9 three times (999). Is this correct?

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    Re: triple-0 calls

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    It's understandable, but I don't know if triple-9 is common parlance.

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    #3

    Re: triple-0 calls



    Kindly check the three-digit number at the bottom of the page.

    Telephone numbers in Saudi Arabia -

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    Re: triple-0 calls

    999 (emergency telephone number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    999 is the number for 911 in many countries.

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    #5

    Re: triple-0 calls

    In the UK we call our emergency number 'nine-nine-nine' - never 'triple nine'.

    Rover

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    Re: triple-0 calls

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post


    Emergency call centre ESTA confirmed on Tuesday that the second of two triple-0 calls Ms Pratt made on the night had not been forwarded to police.

    More: Woman's triple-0 call on night she was killed not passed to police


    I learned from the above-mentioned text that I can construct the following:

    In case of emergency, please call triple-9. I mean to click button 9 three times (999). Is this correct?
    You're quoting a story from an Australian newspaper. Here, we call 000 for emergencies. This is actually triple zero, but it's called "triple-o".

    PS: How did learn from this text that you should call triple-9 in an emergency?

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    Re: triple-0 calls

    On a side note, when referring to buckshot, 000 is typically pronounced "triple aught" and 00, "double aught".

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    #8

    Re: triple-0 calls




    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    PS: How did learn from this text that you should call triple-9 in an emergency?
    I did set it as an example. Thank you besides, your question is appreciated.

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