Iddy’s brought some more phrasal verbs for you. This time, they are all using the base verb ‘call’….
Call has several meanings on it own:
- to name somebody or something example: Mr. Roger continued to call his son ‘Little Billy’, even though ‘Little Billy’ was now thirty years old.
- to speak out loud to gain attention example: “I hate that name!” Little Billy called out.
- to use a telephone example: Little Billy called the local court to have his name legally changed.
And the phrasal verbs are:
-to state or ask for something
The residents called for the parade to be cancelled because of the storm.
-to cancel an event
The mayor refused to call off the parade just because of a little bit of rain.
The mayor called out for help after he was struck by lightning.
-to return a phone call
After hearing her message, the mayor called back his Mother from his hospital bed.
-to visit, usually briefly and not pre-arranged
The mayor’s mother called on him at the hospital.
Do you think you know those phrases now? Take this quick quiz to see if you do!
Select the correct phrasal verbs to complete these sentences:
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