Calling from the intercom or ?

Members help members on grammar, vocab, pronunciation...

Moderator: EC

Post Reply
SamKahn
Member
Posts: 2
Joined: Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:59 pm
Status: English Learner

Calling from the intercom or ?

Post by SamKahn » Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:05 pm

Did he call from the intercom or did he call with the intercom ?

Some one called to open the door .

User avatar
Firefox
Rising Star
Rising Star
Posts: 122
Joined: Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:57 am
Status: Other

Re: Calling from the intercom or ?

Post by Firefox » Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:46 am

Seems to me that both are "possible". But I believe the idiomatic form would be:

Did he call on the intercom?

For example, you call people ON the phone.

SamKahn
Member
Posts: 2
Joined: Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:59 pm
Status: English Learner

Re: Calling from the intercom or ?

Post by SamKahn » Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:03 am

No , it is about calling on my phone with another device.
The fedex guy called me using the intercom outside my building .
How will you put it ?
Did he call from the intercom on my cell phone?

User avatar
Joe
Admin/Teacher
Admin/Teacher
Posts: 1312
Joined: Thu Dec 18, 2003 6:56 am
Status: English Teacher

Re: Calling from the intercom or ?

Post by Joe » Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:59 am

He called my cellphone from the intercom.
"We are not wholly bad or good, who live our lives under Milk Wood :-| " — Dylan Thomas, Under Milk Wood

eBooks: English Prepositions List | Essential Business Words | Learn English in Seven

Post Reply