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therraadkinend cclysam voted up Veronica Dultry's answer

Going into dinner I would turn my ringer off. I would discreetly check it once during dinner. If it was an emergency issue, I would excuse myself and call the person back. An emergency would be, my sitter to tell me a kid is sick, or someone in the hospital or dead. When I'm dining … Read more

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therraadkinend cclysam voted up Taylor Brookes' answer

It depends on several things.

Firstly, how important is it?

If it's important - e.g. You're expecting a call after a job interview or from your doctor - excuse yourself, explaining that it is important that you take the call and when you return apologise for the interruption and continue the dinner as normal.

If it might be … Read more