call on sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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call on sth

formal
phrasal verb with call uk   /kɔːl/  us   /kɑːl/ verb
to use something, ​especially a ​quality that you have, in ​order to ​achieve something: She would have to ​call on all her ​strength if she was to ​survive the next few ​months.
(Definition of call on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “call on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) (为完成…而)使用,施展…
in Chinese (Traditional) (為完成…而)使用,施展…
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