- n. 电话；耳机，听筒
- vt. 打电话
- vi. 打电话
- n. (Phone)人名；(老、缅)蓬
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
1. iPhone (苹果手机) => phone.
- phone:  Phone is of course short for telephone , a compound word formed from Greek tēle- ‘far off’ and phōné ‘voice, sound’ (a descendant of the Indo-European base *bha- ‘speak’, and related to English fable, fame, fate, etc). Other English words derived from or based on phōné include gramophone, megaphone , microphone, phonetic , phonology , saxophone, and xylophone.
=> fable, fame, fate
- phone (n.1)
- 1884, shortening of telephone (n.). Phone book first recorded 1925; phone booth 1927; phone bill 1901.
- phone (v.)
- 1884, from phone (n.). Related: Phoned; phoning.
- phone (n.2)
- "elementary sound of a spoken language," 1866, from Greek phone "sound, voice," from PIE root *bha- (2) "to speak, tell, say" (see fame (n.)).
- 1. I took the phone, and she went discreetly into the living room.
- 2. Rather taken aback by such forwardness, I slammed down the phone.
- 3. Fraud squad officers had bugged the phone and were ready to pounce.
- 4. I answered the phone and this voice went, "Hello? Is that Alison?"
- 5. Simon finished dialing and clamped the phone to his ear.
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