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English definition of “call in”

call in

verb phrasal verb with call  /kɔl/ us  

(PHONE)

to telephone the place you work: She hasn't called in with her schedule yet. You can also call in to a radio or television program or to an organization asking for information from the public: Call in to this radio station and ask the governor a question. People were calling in to report suspicious activity. call in sick If you call in sick, you telephone to say that you are unable to work because of illness.
(Definition of call in phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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