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Call – phrasal verb




Call for – to need something

They called for help.


Call for – publicly demand something

The media has called for the minister to resign.


Call in – telephone a place, esp. where you work

He's called in sick today.


Call off – to cancel

The unions have called off the 24-hour strike.


Call on/upon somebody – ask/demand that someone does something

I call on you to sort out this mess.


Call somebody out – ask someone to come in an emergency

We called out a plumber on Saturday afternoon.

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