Telephoning in English – Part 4
Connecting the caller and asking to be connected
Asking someone to hold
|Wait a moment please.
|I’ll just put you on hold for moment.
asking to be connected
|Could you please put me through to (Fred Samson) (the sales department)?
|Could you please connect me with (the finance department) (Ms Louis)
|Just a moment, I’ll put you through
|One moment please, I’ll connect you
saying the line is busy
|I’m afraid the line is busy
|I’m afraid his phone is engaged.
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