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“call sth in” in British English

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call sth in

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

If a bank calls in money, it demands that you pay back the money it has lent to you:

He needs to make the business work before the bank calls in the loan.

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

“call sth in” in Business English

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call sth in

phrasal verb with call uk /kɔːl/ us verb

FINANCE to demand that borrowed money be paid back:

It would be unusual for a company going into receivership not to call in loans to settle creditors.

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

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