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English definition of “call in”

call in

(PHONE) phrasal verb with call    /kɔl/ verb
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 (PHONE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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