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    Please call your brother to the phone.

    Suppose I made a call to my friend and his brother picked up the phone. He started having a word with me. After sometime I told him that I wanted to have a word with his brother.

    What can we say?

    1) Please call your brother to the phone. (I know we can say "I want to talk to him')

    2) Give the phone or receiver to your brother.


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    Re: Please call your brother to the phone.

    They are correct. More polite is "Could you let me talk to <name>, please?"

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    Re: Please call your brother to the phone.

    Sometime is an adjective. Write after some time....
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    Re: Please call your brother to the phone.

    In addition to GoesStation's comment, sometime is used as an adverb too:

    You must come and have supper sometime.
    (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/de...on/us/sometime)

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    Re: Please call your brother to the phone.

    Another informal version is "Put your brother on the phone/line." You could preface this with 'could you', 'would you', or 'please' to be more polite.
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