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call sb back

verb uk phrasal verb with call   /kɔːl/ us    /kɑːl/
A2 to phone someone again, or to phone someone who called you earlier: I'm a bit busy - can I call you back later?
Translations of “call sb back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 再給(某人)打電話, 給(某人)回電話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 再给(某人)打电话, 给(某人)回电话…
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