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call in English:

1. called called

Someone called.
The contents of the four registers are preserved by the called subroutine.
The detective I hired called to tell me he has a promising lead.
People who do bodybuilding are called bodybuilders.
In 1969, Roger Miller recorded a song called "You Don't Want My Love." Today, this song is better known as "In the Summer Time." It's the first song he wrote and sang that became popular.
This is what is called a 'present' in some countries and 'bribery' in others.
I called up my friend to congratulate him on his success.
There's also a great deal of so called behind-the-scenes work.
The process by which substances are turned directly from a solid state into a gas is called sublimation.
All the soldiers were called out by the king to defend the castle against all opposition.
This is an example of the survival of the fittest, as it is called.
The girl in the red dress ignored the man dressed in black and called a friend on her cellphone.
Newspapers, television, and radio are called the mass media.
The committee called on all nations to work side-by-side to curb air pollution.
Blind people read by touching, using a system of raised dots called Braille.

English word "call"(called) occurs in sets:

past simple regular verbs Grammarway 2

2. call call

Call the police!
Do you mind if I call on you sometime? "No, not at all."
Please give us a call now if you want to participate in the workshop!
Call us toll-free at 1-800-446-2581.
Call me once you've arrived.
Could you remind me to call my academic advisor at 9:00 p.m. tomorrow?
He never fails to call his mother on her birthday.
Environmental problems call for quick action.
At the best hotels, there is always someone at your beck and call.
He said he would give me a call, but he hasn't yet.
When I got the phone call telling me of my father's death, I was completely flustered.
Rather than putting off this meeting, why don't we just call it off?
I'd like to check out. Could you call the bellboy?
The fire brigade was on the scene within five minutes of receiving the call.
What number should I call in case of an emergency?

3. question question

Do you really need to ask the question to know the answer?
Good question!
It is out of the question for you to go to New York this weekend.
How is that question germane to what we're discussing?
The government put the question to the people in a referendum.
When writing a sentence, generally you start with a capital letter and finish with a period (.), an exclamation mark (!), or a question mark (?).
That man asked me who I was, but I didn't think it was necessary to answer that question.
The question is not what education is for so much as how you go about it.
A little thought will tell you that the whole plan is out of the question.
Would you have asked me this question if I had been a man?
She looked puzzled at the abrupt question posed by a reporter.
If you question his sincerity, do not ask for his help.
I can't remember what question I asked him.
The first question we must raise is whether a cultural barrier existed between those groups.
question example

4. pay a brief visit pay a brief visit

5. to describe someone or something in a particular way to describe someone or something in a particular way

English word "call"(to describe someone or something in a particular way) occurs in sets:

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6. to ask someone to go somewhere to ask someone to go somewhere

7. a taxi a taxi