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In the sentence like:

ホテルに電話をかけます

Can we omit "電話を" and say:

ホテルにかけます

The logic here goes this way: "かけ" means "to make call" so, the "電話を" should be implied. Is it correct?

Thank you very much in advance.

  • かける by itself does not mean "to make a call". かける is one of the Japanese light verbs. – naruto Jan 12 at 8:14
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かける has some meanings, so you should not omit 電話を. However if it means obviously "電話をかける", you can omit it.

For example,

A:ホテルに予約の電話をかけてもいいかな?

B:いいよ、かけて。

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