Greeting Which one of the following sentences is more idiomatic to describe a condition when talking on mobile phone and the quality of signal is so low that the words become broken and unclear and is there any other sentence for this condition that I have not mentioned below? And is there any difference between American, British and Australian English to describe this condition? You are breaking up. The line is bad. The line is choppy. The line is noisy. The reception is poor over here.