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The helpline received 100 calls in the first couple of hours.
Can you wait while I make another call?
Why don’t you give me a call in the morning?
He took the call in his study.
He never returned her calls.
You can’t take incoming calls on the payphone.
The government has rejected calls for tougher immigration laws.
There were renewed calls for a return to the peace talks.
This is a call to all voters to participate.
We decided to pay another call on the Browns.
This is the last call for flight BA6774 to Stuttgart.
‘Do we offer him the job?’ ‘It’s your call.’
a tough/hard/difficult/easy call
In cases like this, it’s the President that has to make the call.
The election looks so close that it’s anybody’s call.
Parents of young children have so many other calls on their time.
We only have orange juice. There’s not much call for cranberry juice around here.
Many young people are feeling the call to do charity work.
His efforts frequently went beyond the call of duty.
This accident should be seen as a call to action.
He issued a call to arms on behalf of the environment.
This is the British English definition of call. View American English definition of call.
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