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use sb's phone

This page is about the collocation use sb's phone

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to make a call on somebody else's phone

For example

  • Do you mind if I use your phone?

  • She had to use my phone because the battery in hers was dead.

Quick Quiz

If you use your friend's phone, you

a. call them on it

b. call someone on it

c. tell someone to call them

Contributor: Matt Errey