leave a message

You can "leave a message" on voice mail.

Please leave a message after the beep.

You can also leave a message with the person who answers the phone, if they're not the correct person that you want to speak to. If you call your sister's home phone, for example, and her son answers, you can "leave a message" with him. Later, he will give the message to your sister.

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