Definition of call on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

call on

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    call on somebody

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    call upon somebody

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  1. 1to formally invite or ask somebody to speak, etc. I now call upon the chairman to address the meeting.
  2. 2to ask or demand that somebody do something I feel called upon (= feel that I ought) to warn you that…