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call on sb

phrasal verb with call uk   /kɔːl/  us   /kɑːl/ verb
C1 to ask someone in a formal way to do something: They're calling on all men and boys over the age of 14 to join the army.formal I now call on everyone to raise a glass to the happy couple.
Translations of “call on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 號召,動員,要求(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 号召,动员,要求(某人)…
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