English version

long-distance call

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlong-distance calllong-distance callTCTa telephone call to a place that is far away opp local long-distance
Examples from the Corpus
long-distance callIlliterates have no hope at all of calculating the expense of local service, let alone long-distance calls.The company said it plans to offer wireless telephone service beginning Thursday, with discounted packages of local and long-distance calling.Taking a long-distance call still causes a certain turbulence here.Let us handle your long-distance calls, the letter said.Starting in late 1984, other elements of long-distance calling will begin to change..
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