call+on

  • 101 call on — v. 1) (D; tr.) to call on for (to call on a pupil for an answer) 2) (H) the mayor called on the people to remain calm * * * (H) the mayor call oned on the people to remain calm (D; tr.) to call on for (to call on a pupil for an answer) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 102 call up — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you call someone up, you telephone them. [mainly AM] [V n P] When I m in Pittsburgh, I call him up... [V P n (not pron)] He called up the museum... [V P] Sometimes I d even call up at 4 a.m …

    English dictionary

  • 103 call in — verb Date: 1545 transitive verb 1. to order to return or to be returned: as a. to withdraw from an advanced position < call in the outposts > b. to withdraw from circulation < call in bank notes and …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 104 Call-TV — Télé tirelire La télé tirelire (parfois désignée par l anglicisme call tv ou call television), est un type de jeu télévisé auquel les téléspectateurs peuvent participer par le biais d’un numéro de téléphone ou de SMS surtaxé. Le but est d inciter …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 105 Call-tv — Télé tirelire La télé tirelire (parfois désignée par l anglicisme call tv ou call television), est un type de jeu télévisé auquel les téléspectateurs peuvent participer par le biais d’un numéro de téléphone ou de SMS surtaxé. Le but est d inciter …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 106 Call Me — Chartplatzierungen Erklärung der Daten Singles[1] Call Me   DE …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 107 Call —    1) To cry for help, hence to pray (Gen. 4:26). Thus men are said to call upon the name of the Lord (Acts 2:21; 7:59; 9:14; Rom. 10:12; 1 Cor. 1:2).    2) God calls with respect to men when he designates them to some special office (Ex. 31:2;… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 108 call sb in — UK US call sb in Phrasal Verb with call({{}}/kɔːl/ verb ► to ask someone to come to help with a difficult situation: »They called in the department which specializes in investigating credit card fraud. ● call in the receivers Cf. call in the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 109 Call — 1. decision to say or do something or act in a certain way: He swore at the footballers drinking at the bar a dodgy call in anyone s books ; 2. make a decision about; work out in one s mind: I couldn t tell if he was joking or not. It was hard to …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 110 call — Australian Slang 1. decision to say or do something or act in a certain way: He swore at the footballers drinking at the bar a dodgy call in anyone s books ; 2. make a decision about; work out in one s mind: I couldn t tell if he was joking or… …

    English dialects glossary

  • 111 call up — phrasal verb Word forms call up : present tense I/you/we/they call up he/she/it calls up present participle calling up past tense called up past participle called up 1) [intransitive/transitive] to telephone someone I called him up and told him.… …

    English dictionary

  • 112 call-up — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms call up : singular call up plural call ups 1) a situation in which people are officially ordered to join the armed forces, usually because there is a war. The American word is draft. 2) an invitation to someone …

    English dictionary

  • 113 call — 1. n. a decision; a prediction. □ That was a good call, Mike. □ The market behaved just as you said it would. Good call. 2. tv. to challenge someone. □ I called him, but he ignored me …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 114 call on — verb have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to (Freq. 8) She called on her Representative to help her She turned to her relatives for help • Syn: ↑turn • Hypernyms: ↑appeal, ↑invoke …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 115 call-up — /kawl up /, n. 1. an order to report for active military service. 2. the number of persons drafted during a specific period of time: The November call up was set at 15,000. 3. a call or urging to service. [1625 35; n. use of v. phrase call up] *… …

    Universalium

  • 116 call on — verb a) To visit (a person); to pay a call to. I really should call on my aunt more often. b) To select (a student). He sat there, baffled, hoping nobody would call on him …

    Wiktionary

  • 117 call in — UK US call in Phrasal Verb with call({{}}/kɔːl/ verb ► [I] COMMUNICATIONS to phone a place in order to give or get information: »With a number of employees having called in sick, the remaining staff were struggling to cope. »People were asked to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 118 call on — Synonyms and related words: adjure, advocate, appeal, appeal to, apply to, beg, beseech, bid, blandish, cajole, call for help, call the signals, call upon, charge, circulate a petition, clamor for, coax, command, commission, conjure, crave, cry… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 119 call up — v. (D; intr.) ( to shout ) to call up from; to (she called up to us from the basement) * * * [ kɔːl ʌp] to (she call uped up to us from the basement) (D; intr.) ( to shout ) to call up from …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 120 call in — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you call someone in, you ask them to come and help you or do something for you. [V P n (not pron)] Call in an architect or surveyor to oversee the work. [Also V n P] 2) PHRASAL VERB If you call in somewhere, you make a short… …

    English dictionary