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What does "leaving a message" mean?



 
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What does "leaving a message" mean? #1 (permalink) Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:26 am   What does "leaving a message" mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #42 "Basic Business English", question 8

Please ......... a message on the answering machine.

(a) make
(b) do
(c) leave
(d) report

Business English Courses, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #42 "Basic Business English", answer 8

Please leave a message on the answering machine.

Correct answer: (c) leave

Your answer was: incorrect
Please make a message on the answering machine.
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why do you use leave a mesage
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What does "leaving a message" mean? #2 (permalink) Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:46 am   What does "leaving a message" mean?
 

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That is the standard expression. We leave a message on an answering machine, just as we would leave a note on the kitchen table, for the recipient to find later.
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