call verb (NAME) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "call" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (NAME)
/kɔːl/ US  /kɑːl/
[T + obj + noun ] to give someone or something a name, or to know or address someone by a particular name
They've called the twins Katherine and Thomas.
What's that actor called that we saw in the film last night?
His real name is Jonathan, but they've always called him 'Johnny'.
What's her new novel called?
I wish he wouldn't keep calling me 'dear' - it's so patronising!
Names and titles
call sb names If a person, especially a child, calls someone names, he or she addresses that person with a name which is intended to be offensive
Tom's worried that if he wears glasses at school the other children will call him names.
Insults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of call verb (NAME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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