on another line


: using a different telephone connection to speak to someone
She's on another line. Would you like to hold?

Examples of on another line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While family members were on the phone with The New York Times, Mr. Vadell, 62, called them on another line to say he was being held at the Helicoide, a Venzeuelan prison known for its harsh conditions. New York Times, 16 Oct. 2021 Gose retired Nicky Lopez on another line drive to left to begin the fifth before striking out Perez on a 98 mph four-seam fastball. Steve Herrick, ajc, 21 Sep. 2021 Passengers in that area should consider using an open station on another line, rather than taking shuttle buses from stations west of Ballston. Washington Post, 2 July 2020

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“On another line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20another%20line. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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