'You hang up hurriedly and attend to baby,crockery,etc', could you please tell me how to read 'etc'? just read the letters one by one or there is another way to read it?
Etc is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase et cetera (meaning "and the rest"). In English, it is pronounced as the entire phrase (even if it is abbreviated). The "c" in "cetera" is soft in modern English, so it sounds like an "s".