phone tag


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phone tag

A series of telephone calls made between two people in which each time one party calls, the other is not available to answer. Hi Mary, just leaving you another message. We've had a bit of phone tag today, huh? Just give me a call back whenever you get this, thanks!
See also: phone, tag
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I have personally been a part of a phone tag game that went on for
This can involve a lot of phone tag, e-mails, faxes and the like, but through this process we hope to gather the most up-to-date information.
In the first episode, the team is called to a stabbing and it emerges that the victim was taking part in a game of Phone Tag.
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The software was intended to avoid annoyances like phone tag, but it is useless if employees have to announce their availability to colleagues.
1, users will increase live call connections and avoid the "voice mail jail" and phone tag that plagues business.
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