down the telephone

idiom

British
: through the telephone
He screamed at me down the telephone.

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Recent Examples on the Web James says, laughing down the telephone line from his home in Brooklyn. Bethanne Patrick, Los Angeles Times, 14 June 2021

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“Down the telephone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down%20the%20telephone. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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