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get on the phone

1. To begin talking to someone on the telephone. The boss just got on the phone, but I can tell her you stopped by. Holly gets on the phone with her boyfriend as soon as she comes home from school every day—it's so annoying.
2. To ask someone else to speak to the caller or join in on the current phone conversation. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "get" and "on." Get Ryan on the phone—he's the only one that can sort out this mess. OK, well, this irate customer is demanding that I get the CEO on the phone.
See also: get, on, phone

get on the (phone) extension

1. To begin talking to someone on the telephone. The full word "telephone" can also be used before "extension" in both usages. The boss just got on the extension, but I can tell her you stopped by.
2. To ask someone else to speak to the caller or join in on the current phone conversation. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "get" and "on." Get Ryan on the extension—he's the only one that can sort out this mess. OK, well, this irate customer is demanding that I get the CEO on the phone extension.
See also: extension, get, on

get on(to) the (tele)phone

 and get on(to) the (telephone) extension
to pick up a telephone receiver to talk to someone or make a telephone call. I'll get onto the extension and talk with Fred. I'll get on the phone and call Fran right away.
See also: get, on, phone
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The presence of "unsafe-eval" on the extension's source code (https://twitter.com/gorhill/status/1134578114946850816) indicates that the extension can be used to execute source code.
Before getting hair extensions installed, clients can opt for a free consultation to figure out the type of extensions they would like to get.
In the agricultural sector; the urgent need for a highly effective agricultural extension system has attracted the attention of policy makers to make administrative adjustments in organizational structure, human resource management, and functioning of the technology transfer mechanisms(APO, 2003).The success of the agricultural plans in the different countries in terms of agricultural production and raising the living standards of the rural poor depend on strong linkages among the three main pillars of agricultural innovation system: research, extension, and farmers (Ashraf et al., 2007).
The candidate GeoPackage Related Tables Extension draft standard is now available for review and comment.
Our 17,000 agriculture extension workers no longer report to the DA, where they used to get guidance and support.
CONDITIONAL APPROVAL | |G Philp, construction of extension to existing agricultural building, Park View, Chimney Lane, Lepton.
Despite the late appropriation of funds for 1890 land-grant Extension programs, Extension work was taking place at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama soon after the establishment of the institution (Comer et al., 2006).
With the normal path to deleting an extension now unavailable, most casual users will likely not be able to remove the extension.
All extensions can be found in the phone book business pages under "Extension." Whether a question is simple or complex, an extension specialist will find the answer.
[USPRwire, Mon May 22 2017] There are several types of hair extensions available in the market and you can pick any one of them according to your desired need.
Definitely, improved and innovative technologies must be delivered to farming community so as to inspire improved agronomic production (4) which is only possible if the extension field staff is capable enough to deliver effectively and efficiently.
UC Agricultural Extension Service (later renamed 'Cooperative Extension') appoints farm advisors in Glenn, Solano, Stanislaus and Placer counties
REF: M/FP/1120/13/P Address: 5 Egton Avenue, Nunthorpe Proposal: Single-storey extension to side REF: M/FP/1118/13/P Address: 65 Clevegate, Nunthorpe Proposal: Part single, part two-storey extension at rear with demolition of existing conservatory.
Keywords: food security extension services inefficiency developing countries
Any software that requires a Google Chrome Extension installed will now have to prompt the user for permission to not just install, but also enable the said extension.