Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Call"

The meaning of "Call" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does one call away mean?
A: @byunghojo: even if there is a long distance between two people, the person who said it means that you can call them anytime
Q: What does "call out" in 372 mean?
A: To "call" someone out is to blame something on someone
Q: What does I booked a call to Brussels a good twenty minutes ago mean?
A: It's not that it's more than 20 minutes. Instead it's emphasising the amount of time. Generally used negatively, for when you're waiting for something longer than expected and you'd like to indicate that it's out of the ordinary. Like a "whole 20 minutes ago".
Q: What does calling it now mean?
A: I think it means "I'm very sure, so I'm guessing that"

When Jane comes she's going to be late I'm calling it now.
I'm calling it now, the world will end in 2020.
Q: What does "call" in 683 mean?
A: "Call" means "need" or "obligation".

Example sentences using "Call"

Q: Please show me example sentences with "cold call", in business situation .
A: They would usually put up a sign that says no soliciting, no solicitors, or no sales calls.
Q: Please show me example sentences with call it a day.
A: It's after office hour. Shall we call it a day for our meeting?
Q: Please show me example sentences with call down.
A: Call down? Not really used unless you were above someone and wanted to speak to someone below you. I don't mean status either, I mean if I'm on the second floor of a building, and I can look down and see you on the street, I might call down to you
Q: Please show me example sentences with call for.
A: 1 I will call for a taxi.
2 I will call for the waiter.
3 I will call for a decision to be made.
Q: Please show me example sentences with call it what you will.
A: Call it what you will, the meaning stays the same.

Gods, ghosts, spirits, fairies, call it what you will, they are all myths.

I mean, call it what you will, but Trump's hair looks like a dead cat to me.

I believe aliens did it. Call it what you will, but it was definitely aliens!

Synonyms of "Call" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Can you call back later? and Could you call back later? and Would you call back later? ?
A: @rtamura: Can and could are basically the same but could is perhaps a bit more formal. Would is kind of used when irritated sometimes, "would you just call back later?! I'm busy"
"Would" in most other situations doesn't make much sense
Q: What is the difference between What can I call you? and What should I call you? and How can I call you? and How should I call you? ?
A: "What can I call you"

means what name you should address a person by. Could also be said as "what's your name?"

"What should I call you?"

Is a way of asking a person what they would like to be called. For instance they might not like their name and wish you to call them by their nickname.

"How can I call you?"

Means how can you call that person, like by a mobile or a home phone.

"How should I call you"

Also means whether the person would like to be contacted by mobile phone or home phone.

Hope that helps. If I didn't answer your question properly please ask me again.
Q: What is the difference between call down a malediction and cast a curse and cast a spell ?
A: A spell is neutral. Spells can be good or bad or neutral.

A curse is always bad. A curse is cast *on* somebody (or much more rarely, something), to hurt them.

"Calling down a malediction" is just elaborate English for "casting a curse".
Q: What is the difference between "call it a day" and "call it a night" ?
A: Both mean the same however call it a night could refer going to bed after a hard day's work
Q: What is the difference between Can you call her and ask about ~? and Can you call and ask her about~? ?
A: どちらでも言えますし、「call her and ask her」でも言えます。
でも、Corpus of Contemporary American Englishによると、一番頻繁に使われているのは「call and ask」のようです。

Translations of "Call"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? あなたの電話に出れるかわからないけど、待ってます!I'm not sure if I can pick up your call,but I'm waiting!←Is it correct?
A: 正解です。

", but I'll be waiting"の方は自然だと思います。

Good luck studying English!
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? call it a day
A: You're welcome.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does " call bluff" mean
How to use it in a sentence?
A: Bluff- to try and trick someone into believing one can or will do something. To mislead or seek to mislead (a person) by a false, bold front.

"Call his/her Bluff"- Calling someone out on their deception


Example two people playing cards: Joe said he had a Full House so I decided to call his bluff. Turns out he bet without even so much as a pair.


Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? my call karta hu 2 ghante my
A: I call you back in 2hours
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what we call this
A: That is a flat head screw driver. A phillips head screwdriver has the + shaped tip.

Other questions about "Call"

Q: Why aren't you taking my calls? does this sound natural?
A: Your accent is a little strong.
Q: I got a call for an identification from the condominium proprietary company this morning. I'm going to rent a new apartment if I can pass the investigation. does this sound natural?
A: If I understand correctly, I would write it "I got a call from the condominium proprietary company this morning asking for my identification. I'm going to rent a new apartment if I meet the requirements".
Q: what do i call this?(not the hanger)
A: Slippers
Q: I have an unanswered call from you? does this sound natural?
A: How about "I have a missed call from you"
Q: Thank you for your call. I always appreciate the friends who are so thoughtful to take the time to call. I have already packed my luggage, everything is ready. Thank you.请问这几句话话中,有错的吗?
A: Perfectly natural!

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