call+to+answer

  • 21 call on someone — call on (someone) 1. to ask someone to do something. The governor called on the public to use less water during this dry weather. The teacher called on me with a tough question, and I didn t know the answer. 2. to visit someone. Part of my job… …

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  • 22 call on — (someone) 1. to ask someone to do something. The governor called on the public to use less water during this dry weather. The teacher called on me with a tough question, and I didn t know the answer. 2. to visit someone. Part of my job was to go… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 23 call screening — call .screening n [U] 1.) a special service that you can buy from your telephone company which prevents particular people from calling you 2.) when you let an answering machine answer your telephone calls, and you then only talk to callers that… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24 answer — an|swer1 W1S1 [ˈa:nsə US ˈænsər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reply)¦ 2¦(test/competition etc)¦ 3¦(invitation/letter etc)¦ 4¦(problem)¦ 5¦(on the phone)¦ 6¦(at the door)¦ 7 have/know all the answers 8 somebody s answer to something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25 Call and response (music) — In music, a call and response is a succession of two distinct phrases usually played by different musicians, where the second phrase is heard as a direct commentary on or response to the first. It corresponds to the call and response pattern in… …

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  • 26 answer — 1 noun 1 REPLY (C, U) something you say when you reply to a question that someone has asked you: I asked Janine what she thought, but I m still waiting for her answer. | give (sb) an answer: You don t have to give them an answer straight away. |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27 call — call1 [ kɔl ] verb *** ▸ 1 ask/tell someone to come ▸ 2 shout to someone ▸ 3 telephone someone ▸ 4 describe someone/something ▸ 5 use a name for someone/something ▸ 6 say/announce something loudly ▸ 7 organize something ▸ 8 of animals ▸ 9 say… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 28 answer — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English andswaru (akin to Old Norse andsvar answer); akin to Old English and against, swerian to swear more at ante Date: before 12th century 1. a. something spoken or written in reply to a question b.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 29 answer — an|swer1 [ ænsər ] verb *** ▸ 1 reply to question, etc. ▸ 2 in a test/competition ▸ 3 explain your behavior ▸ 4 provide what is needed ▸ 5 do something as a reaction ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to give a spoken reply to a question …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 30 call — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 on the telephone ADJECTIVE ▪ phone, telephone ▪ long ▪ quick, short ▪ I ll just make a quick phone call …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 31 answer */*/*/ — I UK [ˈɑːnsə(r)] / US [ˈænsər] noun Word forms answer : singular answer plural answers 1) a) [countable/uncountable] a spoken reply to a question It was a tough question, but Ginny had her answer ready. answer to: The answer to your question is… …

    English dictionary

  • 32 answer — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sth that you say/write/do as a reply ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, one word, quick, short ▪ The short answer to your question is that he has acted completely illegally. ▪ blunt …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 33 Answer song — An answer song (or answer record) is, as the name suggests, a song (usually a recorded track) made in answer to a previous song, normally by another artist. The concept became widespread in blues and R B recorded music in the 1930s through 1950s …

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  • 34 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

  • 35 answer — n. & v. n. 1 something said or done to deal with or in reaction to a question, statement, or circumstance. 2 the solution to a problem. v. 1 tr. make an answer to (answer me; answer my question). 2 intr. (often foll. by to) make an answer. 3 tr.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 36 answer*/*/*/ — [ˈɑːnsə] noun [C] I 1) a spoken or written reply to something such as a question, a letter, or a telephone call I wrote to her in May but I never got an answer.[/ex] I ll give you a definite answer tomorrow.[/ex] The answer to your question is… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 37 Call — An option that gives the right to buy the underlying futures contract. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. call call 1 [kɔːl ǁ kɒːl] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] to telephone someone: • She called the airport to ask about… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 38 call — The period at market opening or closing during which futures contract prices are established by auction. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary An option that grants the holder the right to purchase an instrument in the future at a price established… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 39 call — 1 verb HAVE/USE A NAME 1 (T) be called sth to have a particular name or title: They have a three year old son called Matthew. | What was that book called? 2 (T) to use a particular name or title when you speak to someone: My name s Alan, but you… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 40 call */*/*/ — I UK [kɔːl] / US [kɔl] verb Word forms call : present tense I/you/we/they call he/she/it calls present participle calling past tense called past participle called 1) a) [transitive] to use a particular name or title for someone call someone… …

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