Example sentences for: answering-machine

How can you use “answering-machine” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • [LINK TO AUDIO CLIP] In Company, Sondheim used the click-buzz of the telephone as a leitmotif for urban neurosis; in Rent, Larson tries to pull something similar with his "Voice Mail" numbers, a series of a-cappella answering-machine messages.

  • Bob Smith, considering running for the Republican nomination for president, left his office number on an answering-machine message, asking for a donation.

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