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    #1

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    Hello
    Could you please tell me if "screen the calls" means to ignore them?
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    #2

    Re: screen

    Quote Originally Posted by yasijam View Post
    Hello
    Could you please tell me if "screen the calls" means to ignore them?
    Thank you
    It may lead to ignoring them, but "screening" means to check the name/number as the phone rings (if one has caller ID) and/or to listen to part of a message to decide whether or not to take the call.

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    Re: screen

    Call screening - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Edit: cross-posted with MikeNewYork.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: screen

    Maybe, "screen" defines "reject", "say no to ", or "examine and choose"..
    "Ignore" has a synonym of "reject" or "disregard"..



    I hope this helps.

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    Re: screen

    Quote Originally Posted by 4h8s View Post
    Maybe, "screen" defines "reject", "say no to ", or "examine and choose"..
    "Ignore" has a synonym of "reject" or "disregard"..



    I hope this helps.
    4h8s, could you please post your comments in a bigger font size for the main part and a smaller font size for the words you are drawing attention to. There is no need to make them different sizes. The same font size but different colours will have the same effect.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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