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call

noun [C]
 
 
/kɔːl/
TELEPHONE ( also phone call) A2 when you use the telephone
telefon
Give me a call at the weekend. I got a call from Sue this morning.Communicating by telephone
a call for sth a demand for something to happen
wezwanie do czegoś , apel o coś
a call for action/peaceMaking appeals and requests
VISIT a short visit
wizyta
I thought I'd pay Gary a call.Visiting
SHOUT B1 when someone shouts something
wołanie
Shouting and screaming
BIRD a sound made by a bird or other animal
odgłos
Animal (non-human) sounds
sb's call informal when someone can decide something
czyjaś decyzja
I don't mind what we do - it's your call.Decisions and deciding
call for sth when people want or need a particular thing
zapotrzebowanie na coś
There's not much call for interior designers round here.Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
be on call to be ready to go to work if you are needed, as part of your job
być w pogotowiu, dyżurować
Ready and willingUnwilling and reluctant
→  See also be at sb's beck and call , wake-up call , a close call
(Definition of call noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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