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"call sb up" in British English

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call sb up

phrasal verb with call uk   /kɔːl/  us   /kɑːl/ verb
  • (PHONE)

mainly US to use the phone to talk to someone: My dad called me up to tell me the good news.

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"call (sb) up" in Business English

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call (sb) up

phrasal verb with call uk   us   /kɔːl/ verb
[I or T] COMMUNICATIONS to phone someone: Six months later, he called me up and asked if I wanted to work on the project.
(Definition of call (sb) up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “call sb up”
in Turkish telefonla aramak…
in Russian звонить по телефону…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电话, 给(某人)打电话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電話, 給(某人)打電話…
in Polish dzwonić (do kogoś )…
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