Example sentences for: dial

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

  • 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.

  • Of course, officeholders shouldn't dial for dollars from their official digs.

  • 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.

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

  • The technical term, often so labeled on the base of the phone, is pulse-tone , as opposed to touch-tone , a distinction in signal transmission; nowadays certain telephones with buttons are really pulse-tone models that “dial” as each button is pushed.


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