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Definition of call up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


call up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

    call somebodyup

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  1. 1to make a telephone call to someone
  2. 2to move a baseball player from a minor league team to a major league team related noun call-up

    call somethingup

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  1. 1to bring something back to your mind synonym recall The smell of the ocean called up memories of her childhood.
  2. 2to use something that is stored or kept available I called his address up on the computer. She called up her last reserves of strength.
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