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    "Add my number to your phonebook"

    Hi,

    I know we can say "add my number to your phonebook". So can "add my (phone) number" as a phrase possibly exist by itself in some situation (If "to your phonebook" is omitted) ?


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    Re: "Add my number to your phonebook"

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    Hi,

    I know we can say "add my number to your phonebook". So can "add my (phone) number" as a phrase possibly exist by itself in some situation (If "to your phonebook" is omitted) ?


    Thank you
    Possibly, depending on context.

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    Re: "Add my number to your phonebook"

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    Possibly, depending on context.
    So how about "Hey Jack, why don't just go ahead and add my (phone) number"? Is it Natural?

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    Re: "Add my number to your phonebook"

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    So how about "Hey Jack, why don't just go ahead and add my (phone) number"? Is it Natural?
    Yes, but "take" would be better.

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    Re: "Add my number to your phonebook"

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    Yes, but "take" would be better.
    "Take" seems to imply the action of "noting down". Am I right?

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    Re: "Add my number to your phonebook"

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    "Take" seems to imply the action of "noting down". Am I right?
    Yes.

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    Re: "Add my number to your phonebook"

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    So how about "Hey Jack, why don't you just go ahead and add my (phone) number"? Is it Natural?
    To me this question implies that Jack knows to what to add your number.
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