Meaning of “call by” in the English Dictionary

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"call by" in British English

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call by

phrasal verb with call uk /kɔːl/ us /kɑːl/ verb

to visit somewhere for a short while on your way to somewhere else:

I just thought I'd call by on my way into town.

(Definition of “call by” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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