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Would you like me to transfer you? #1 (permalink) Mon Oct 10, 2011 14:30 pm   Would you like me to transfer you?
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #112 "Placing an order via phone", question 6

Receptionist 2: I'm sorry, sir, he's unavailable right now. Would you like me to ......... you to his voicemail?

(a) shift
(b) relocate
(c) transfer
(d) pass

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #112 "Placing an order via phone", answer 6

Receptionist 2: I'm sorry, sir, he's unavailable right now. Would you like me to transfer you to his voicemail?

Correct answer: (c) transfer

Your answer was: incorrect
Receptionist 2: I'm sorry, sir, he's unavailable right now. Would you like me to shift you to his voicemail?
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Would you like me to transfer you? #2 (permalink) Mon Oct 10, 2011 20:01 pm   Would you like me to transfer you?
 

shift' indicates a change of position.
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