Meaning: to answer a telephone call


I kept calling her but she wouldn’t pick up, so I couldn’t tell her the news.

When I call my mother, she always picks up on the first ring.


About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.