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call on sth

formal
phrasal verb with call uk   /kɔːl/  us   /kɑːl/ verb
to use something, especially a quality that you have, in order to achieve something: She would have to call on all her strength if she was to survive the next few months.
Translations of “call on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為完成…而)使用,施展…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为完成…而)使用,施展…
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