Tests

ESL, Niveau avancé

Real Life: Telecommunications (1)

Prior to ........., only one company offered telephone services in the United States. Now, there are many companies to choose from that offer reasonable telephone service rates.
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I got charged a long-distance ......... for a call to a friend three miles away. I tried to fight it but the telephone company said that he is part of a different network and they won't reverse the charges. What a rip-off!
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I am getting my phone ......... up at the beginning of next week. Until then, you can call my parents and they will give me the message.
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AT&T used to have a ......... over the telephone industry until deregulation. One could only get service from them. They are still one of the largest telephone companies but they aren't the only service provider anymore.
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Hi, Operator. I would like to ......... a call to an old army friend of mine who lives in St. Louis. If I give you his name, can you look up his telephone number and connect me to him?
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I want to go into the ......... field once I am done with school. I want to work with either a telephone company or an internet service provider. The work seems interesting, the pay is good and one can find work in a lot of nice locations.
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Please hold that thought, Karen. I want to hear what you have to say but I have to go ......... my telephone quickly. I am expecting an important call.
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Did you check the answering machine? You did? Were there any ......... for me that I need to respond to tonight?
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That jerk. When I called the company to explain that they billed us incorrectly, he refused to take the charge off of the bill. When I tried to argue that we never ordered the services that appeared on the bill, he ......... up on me.
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Bruce? I am sorry to interrupt. I have a call on the other line. Will you please ......... for a moment?
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