hold, please

hold, please

Please remain on the telephone line until someone is available. Hold, please, while I see if Mrs. Smith is available. A: "Hi, is Jane there?" B: "Hold, please."
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There is also the problem of user intervention needed to install the audio files, often resulting in out-of-date content, or the use of ineffective generic scripts ("Your call is still on hold, please stay on the line.
Scott's mum Tracey looks like being the most likely contender, but before this storyline takes hold, please, someone, somewhere, give the woman some acting lessons.
It can ensure, for instance, that the receptionist isn't constantly on the phone saying: "Please hold, please hold.