Example sentences for: dial

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

  • Perhaps the best example of this paradigm is the touch-tone phone, which has so edged out the older models that two backwords were formed for the old type: rotary phone and dial phone . On the other hand, cellular phones are still new enough to have their own novelty label.

  • Yet there are some questions that are becoming almost universal: with the disappearance of telephone dials, do we enter, key, punch in , or (still) dial a number?

  • The Sunday LAT had a piece that came as quite a shock to the huge numbers of those who bought cell phones for their cars primarily as an emergency communications device--in California at least, the phones aren't very reliable at reaching anybody when you dial 911.

  • They invariably dial by the pulse method; although it is certainly technically feasible to arrange for them to dial with tones, nobody has figured out why anyone would want to do so.

  • Why, its lovers never even get a busy signal when they dial AOL!

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