telephone

 

This post is by Erin ORegan, our office administrator at AHR London. Thank you Erin. You are a star!


> Hola, soy Edu…

– Good morning. This is [name] calling from [company]. I´m calling to speak to [name] in regards to [name of project].
– Good afternoon. This is [name] from [company]. I´m looking to speak to [name].

> Te llamo para…

– I´m just getting in touch from [company] regarding
– I´m calling you in connexion with
– I´m working on
– I have a quick question regarding …
– I was given your details by [name] …
– I just wanted to touch base regarding … (touch base = ponerse en contacto)
– Have you got a second to go through [what] with me, please?

> Te devuelvo la llamada

– I´m just returning your call …
– I´m sorry I missed your call …

> ¿Le podrías decir que llamé?

– Could you please tell [name] I called?
– Could you please ask her to give me a call on [number]?
– Could you please get him/her to call me back on [number]?
– Do not worry about a message, I will call back later. 

> ¿Podrías repetir?

– I´m sorry, I didn´t quite get that. Please, could you repeat that?
– I´m sorry. I can´t quite hear you. Please, could you say that again? 

> ¿Me lo podrías d-e-l-e-t-r-e-a-r?

– Could you spell that out for me, please?
– Yes, that was Greek Street. G for golf, R for Romeo, double E for Echo, K for Kilo.

> Lo miro y te digo …

– Can I come back to you on this when … ?
– Let me have a look at this and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

> Se corta …

– I´m sorry, I can´t hear you due to bad signal.
– I´m sorry. You seem to be breaking up
– I´m sorry. The line seems to be falling in and out

> No hay manera …

– I´m trying to get through to [name] but the phone keeps going to voicemail. Is there an alternative way?
– I´m trying to get to [name] but it doesn´t seem to be going through

> A ver un segundo …

Bear with me while… (disculpa un momento)
– Just a second while … 
– Please, let me … 

> Hasta luego

– Thanks for calling.
– It was nice to talk to you. 
– Sorry to cut you short, but I have a meeting to attend. 

> Hablé con …

– I´ve just spoken with [name] and …
– I was on the phone to the structural engineer and … 
– When I spoke to [name] I was advised that …

> Deja un mensaje después de la señal

– Hello, this is [name] from [company] and I´m calling in regards to [matter]. Please could you call me back on [number].
– Hello, this is [name] from [company] and I´m returning your call….
– Hi, this is  [name] from [company]. I´m calling to let you know that…