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    JustAlilBit is offline Banned
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    You want to page me

    What does "page me" mean in this sentence? "As soon as I leave the house you want to page me"

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    Re: You want to page me

    Quote Originally Posted by JustAlilBit View Post
    What does "page me" mean in this sentence? "As soon as I leave the house you want to page me"
    The meaning of page here is an electronic signal sent to a device a person carries with them. When the signal is received, the person carrying the device (called a pager) is alerted by a beeping sound that someone wants this person to call them on the telephone.

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    Re: You want to page me

    People carried pagers before cellular phones became common.

    You can also "page" someone over a public address system, like in an airport.

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    Re: You want to page me

    Can "page" also mean "to give somebody a missed call"? I mean when you call somebody and keep it ringing only once or twice. And are there any other expression that carry this meaning?
    Please note that I'm not a teacher.

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