Meaning of “call sb in” in the English Dictionary

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"call sb in" in British English

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call sb in

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

to ask someone to come to help in a difficult situation:

A new team of detectives were called in to conduct a fresh inquiry.

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

"call sb in" in Business English

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call sb in

phrasal verb with call uk /kɔːl/ us verb

to ask someone to come to help with a difficult situation:

They called in the department which specializes in investigating credit card fraud.
call in the receivers UK

FINANCE to officially appoint someone to manage the finances of a company that cannot pay its debts:

The company has called in the receivers after suffering significant financial loss.

(Definition of “call sb in” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)