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Portuguese translation of “call”

call

verb
 
/kɔːl/
be called something A1 to have a particular name
ser chamado de algo
a boy called Adam Their latest album is called “In Rainbows”.
A2 to phone someone
chamar, ligar (para)
Call the police.
B1 to shout
chamar
I heard someone call my name.
B1 to give someone a name
chamar
They called their first son Joshua.
to describe someone or something in a particular way
chamar
Are you calling me a liar?
to ask someone to come somewhere
chamar
She called me into her office.
(Definition of call verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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