附記: 老美曾糾正過我, 不要只說, No, I don’t know. 這樣聽來是不禮貌的, 最好是說, No, I am sorry, I don’t know.
Is Yang there? (最常用)
Is Yang around? (次常用)
Hello, May I speak to Yang please?
Hello, Can I talk to Yang please?
This is he. (男的)
This is she.(女的)
This is Kun-Lin ( 你的名字) speaking.
You are speaking to him. (her)
You are talking to him.
Hold on. (最常見)
I'll get him, Hold on please.
Hold on, let me see if he is here.
One moment please.
No, He is out. (最常見)
No, He is not here. May I take a message?
No, He is not in.
No, He is not available.
No, He just went out, he will be back in 30 minutes.
Do you know when he will be back?
Do you know where he is going?
Do you know where I can reach him?
Do you know his office number? (or work place number)
No, I am sorry, I don't know! (50%)
I have no idea. (49%)
Yes, his number is 404-123-4567.
May I leave a message?
Sure, go ahead.
Hold on, let me get a pencil and paper.
Is this Wachovia Bank?
No, I am afraid you have the wrong number.
What number did you dial?
What number are you calling?
Thank you, have a good day.
I am sorry?