within call
phrasal within hearing or reach of a summons ; subject to summons

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • within\ call — • within call • within hail adv. phr. 1. Near enough to hear each other s voices. When the two ships were within hail, their officers exchanged messages. Billy s mother told him to stay within call because supper was nearly ready. 2. In a place… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • within call — or[within hail] {adv. phr.} 1. Near enough to hear each other s voices. * /When the two ships were within hail, their officers exchanged messages./ * /Billy s mother told him to stay within call because supper was nearly ready./ 2. In a place… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • within call — or[within hail] {adv. phr.} 1. Near enough to hear each other s voices. * /When the two ships were within hail, their officers exchanged messages./ * /Billy s mother told him to stay within call because supper was nearly ready./ 2. In a place… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • within call — phrasal : within hearing or reach of a summons : subject to summons * * * within call Within calling distance • • • Main Entry: ↑call * * * near enough to be summoned by calling she moved into the guest room, within call of her father s room …   Useful english dictionary

  • within call — idi close enough to be spoken to or summoned …   From formal English to slang

  • within\ hail — • within call • within hail adv. phr. 1. Near enough to hear each other s voices. When the two ships were within hail, their officers exchanged messages. Billy s mother told him to stay within call because supper was nearly ready. 2. In a place… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • call — [kôl] vt. [ME callen < Late OE ceallian & or < ON kalla < IE base * gal , to scream, shriek > Brythonic galw, call, Ger klage & (?) MIr gall, swan] 1. to say or read in a loud tone; shout; announce [to call the names of stations] 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • call — /kawl/, v.t. 1. to cry out in a loud voice; shout: He called her name to see if she was home. 2. to command or request to come; summon: to call a dog; to call a cab; to call a witness. 3. to ask or invite to come: Will you call the family to… …   Universalium

  • call — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. cry, shout, yell; summon, bid; convoke, muster; choose, appoint, elect; name, designate; visit, interview. n. summons, demand; shout, yell; signal; impulse, urge; visit. See choice, assemblage,… …   English dictionary for students

  • call — v. & n. v. 1 intr. a (often foll. by out) cry, shout; speak loudly. b (of a bird or animal) emit its characteristic note or cry. 2 tr. communicate or converse with by telephone or radio. 3 tr. a bring to one s presence by calling; summon (will… …   Useful english dictionary

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