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call sb back

phrasal verb with call uk   /kɔːl/  us   /kɑːl/ verb
A2 to ​phone someone again, or to ​phone someone who called you ​earlier: I'm a ​bitbusy - can I ​call you back ​later?
(Definition of call sb back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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call (sb) back

phrasal verb with call uk   us   /kɔːl/ verb
[I or T] COMMUNICATIONS to ​phone someone again or to ​phone someone who called you earlier: Can you ​call me back later? The ​manager referred him to a ​complaintmanager who never called back.
(Definition of call (sb) back from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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