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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of phone.

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Examples

  • If you were phoned from the office or a work mobile (or at a work mobile) when you were off, the system would log you as working for the duration of the call.

    The Truth Behind The £100 Phonecalls « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Again phoned the number, complained but the guy who answered did not sound interested but said would try to get someone to call back in four days!!

    UK Mobile Scam? - :: gia’s blog ::

  • Both players said former Russian President Boris Yeltsin phoned them Thursday night to say he planned to attend the final.

    USATODAY.com - Mother of all Russian matches features childhood friends

  • Others found an opportunity in the situation to launch attack on what is often referred to as the "liberal movement" in Saudi Arabia; in fact, when acclaimed BBC World Radio programme "World Have Your Say" covered the on-going saga, a called phoned in to suggest that Saudi media is controlled by a bunch of "Liberal Extremists".

    Faisal J. Abbas: The Price of Tweeting

  • The Day the Towers Fell, a reference to the myriad distress calls phoned in by firefighters on that terrible day.

    Mayday, mayday!

  • And we're awaiting the tapes of the desperate 911 calls phoned in during that gruesome slaughter carried out by a man dressed as Santa Claus.

    CNN Transcript Dec 26, 2008

  • We haven't had word from the hospital since Randie phoned, which is good, I suppose.

    A Traitor to Memory

  • Others found an opportunity in the situation to launch attack on what is often referred to as the "liberal movement" in Saudi Arabia; in fact, when acclaimed BBC World Radio programme "World Have Your Say" covered the on-going saga, a called phoned in to suggest that Saudi media is controlled by a bunch of "Liberal Extremists".

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • After consultation with more senior staff, the young lad who took my call phoned back to say they would not cover me because it was "too warm" for winter tyres at the time I called.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Authorities said accused gunman Richard Poplawski, then 22 and the subject of the 911 call phoned in by his mother, donned a bulletproof vest and ambushed the officers when they arrived at 1016 Fairfield.

    post-gazette.com - News

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