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Her name’s Elizabeth, but we call her Liz.
The teachers always called us by our surnames.
The President called him ‘a genuine hero’.
I would call what’s happening there a war.
It is sometimes called the Garden State because there is so much green.
They called me stupid and useless.
Are you calling me a liar?
The other children teased her and called her names.
You owe me £5.30 – so let’s call it £5.
He called her from the station.
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Let’s meet next Friday – I’ll call to confirm.
Did you call me?
Her father called up the stairs.
He called to the driver to stop.
Paul called to the waiter for another drink.
When I call your name, raise your hand.
She called me up to the office to explain.
He called me over and gave me a telling-off.
He’s been called to a meeting with the vice-president.
Robinson was called before the commission last week.
Can you call a taxi for me?
Jack went to call an ambulance.
Eventually the police were called.
Firefighters were called to a blaze at a school.
Harris wants to call a meeting to discuss the new proposals.
He should dissolve parliament and call an election.
This train calls at Hagley and all stations to Birmingham.
Can you call at the shop on your way home and get some milk?
I’ll call tomorrow and we can discuss it then.
James called to see you.
The situation in the East is hard to call.
It’s very difficult to call the market.
a demonstration that was intended to call attention to the plight of endangered species
I’d like to call your attention to exhibit A.
I think that the association’s integrity has been called into question by the affair.
That was the end of the discussion, if you could call it that.
She would be in pain for the rest of her life, if you could call it a life.
Now that’s what I call a cup of tea!
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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