Translation of "call" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (VISIT) 拜訪 uk us /kɔːl/ US  /kɑːl/

[ C ] a short, especially official visit, usually made by someone whose job is connected with health

Doctor Seward is out on a call this morning. 蘇厄德醫生今天上午出診去了。
The nurse has got a few calls to make this afternoon. 護士今天下午有幾次出診。
slightly old-fashioned I thought I'd pay a call on (= visit) an old friend of mine this weekend. 我想這個週末去拜訪一位老朋友。
on call

Some types of workers, especially doctors, are described as being on call if they are available to make official visits at any time when they are needed, whether they are at home or at work

She's a doctor, so she's often on call at the weekend. 她是個醫生,所以在週末常常要隨時準備出診。

(Translation of “call noun (VISIT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)