mobile phone

(also mobile) noun (BrE) ⇨ See also ↑cellphone
ADJECTIVE
pay-as-you-go, prepaid
hand-held, hands-free
3G, third-generation
next-generation
GPRS, GSM, WAP
VERB + MOBILE PHONE
use

It's more expensive to use your mobile abroad.

switch off

Please make sure all mobile phones are switched off during the performance.

top up
charge, charge up, recharge
leave a message on

I left a message on your mobile.

MOBILE PHONE + VERB
ring
MOBILE-PHONE/MOBILE + NOUN
number
ringtone

downloadable mobile-phone ringtones

company, network, operator
user
call
charger
mast
PREPOSITION
from your mobile phone

I'm calling from my mobile.

on your mobile phone

Call me on my mobile.

PHRASES
the use of mobile phones

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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