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Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by izarkake, Oct 16, 2007.

  1. izarkake New Member

    Próxuimamente empiezo a trabajar en una empresa atendiendo entre otras cosas llamadas en inglés. Me gustaría que alguien me ayudará con estas frases, como sería la forma más correcta en inglés:

    -Hola, está llamando a la empresa X, con quien quieres hablar?
    -Hello, This is X company, who do you want to talk with?
    -El señor X está en una reunión puede llamar más tarde?
    -Mister X is in a meeting, could you call back later?
    - " " quiere que le deje una nota?
    - " do you want to make a note?
    -Ahora te paso la llamada, espere un momento.
    -I'll pass you through, hold on please

  2. Navy Prof Senior Member

    Washington, DC, USA
    USA English
    Hombre, un poco más de formalidad, por favor!

    -Good morning/good afternoon/good evening... "This is X Company, how can I direct your call?" OR "....who may I connect you with?"

    -Mr./Ms X is in a meeting. Would you prefer to call back later or would you like to leave a message for him/her?

    -I can transfer your call to Mr./Ms X now. Please hold just a moment.​

  3. Paul Clancy Senior Member

    Ireland, English
    1) (Name of Company), who do you wish to speak to? (it would be more natural and much more polite for you to say Name of Company, good morning/afternoon/evening how can I help you?)
    2) I'm afraid Mr X is in a meeting at the moment, could you call back later?
    3) Would you like to leave a message?
    4) Please hold the line, I will put you through to him/her now

    Other useful phrases

    Who may I say is calling?
    Mr X/Ms X is not available at the moment, but if you leave your contact details I will ask him/her to return your call as soon as he/she is free
    Mr X/Ms X is on another call at the moment, could I ask you to call back in half an hour/later today?
    Would you like to leave a message?
    Shall I ask him/her to call you back later today?
    I will let him/her know that you called

    Un saludo, suerte con el nuevo trabajo y las llamadas en inglés
  4. izarkake New Member

    Muchas gracias Paul Clancy y NAvy Prof por la respuesta

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