a boy called Adam
Their latest album is called "In Rainbows".
My friend is called Jessica. (Skills for Life (Entry 1); A1; German)
She called me this morning at the office.
Your mum called last night when you were out.
I've been calling all morning but I can't get hold of him.
I called the police.
For more information, call this number 0862 410919. (Key English Test; A2; Italian)
They've called the twins Katherine and Thomas.
His real name is Jonathan, but they've always called him 'Johnny'.
Two months later, the baby girl was born and [she] called her 'Mary'. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Japanese)
Did you call?
I thought I heard someone call my name.
Someone in the crowd called (out) his name.
"Hey, come over here!" she called.
I ignored the voice, but again someone called me. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)
Are you calling me a liar?
He called it a disgrace.
You work too hard and you could be called [a] work[a]holic. (First Certificate in English; B2; Polish)
Three people called in sick this morning.
A few minutes after the concert began, a backstage assistant called in sick who was responsible for checking w[h]ether everything is going well according to the timetable. (First Certificate in English; B2; Chinese)
She called me into her office.
He called me over to where he was sitting.
I keep the bedroom door open in case the children call for me in the night.
Next door there's an elderly neighbour who I have always helped. [...] Remember to call him over [sometimes] and together watch television or play cards. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Greek)
The chairman has called an emergency meeting.
We hope you w[ill] call a meeting to discuss this matter in detail. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Russian)
It's almost midnight - let's call it a day.
She decided to call it a day, so Meredith mustered all her courage and wrote a letter to him: "You are not good enough for me," she told him. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Spanish)
He said the other children were calling him names.
He had never called me names or told me off. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Spanish)
I'm a bit busy - can I call you back later?
If you get this note, call me back if you have a problem [on] 5681275. (Key English Test; A2; Thai)
I'll call back later to pick up the books.
I said to him it was better to call back when you [are] back home. (First Certificate in English; B2; )
I'll call for you at eight.
I'll call for you on Friday afternoon. (First Certificate in English; B2; Polish)
to call for a ban on guns
You, as the local newspaper, [are] in the proper position to call for a collective reaction against the supermarket proposal. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Chinese)
I'll call in on my way home.
Do you mind if we just call in at the supermarket?
Tomorrow's match has been called off because of the icy weather.
Take me, for example, I use it whenever there is a problem and I need some advice, or when I have to call off a meeting for any reason. (First Certificate in English; B2; German)
Police have called off the search.
As a result of this, the strike was immediately called off by the original "real" rubbish-collectors. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Swedish)
He called on the rebels to stop fighting.
In this ad you called on all the local residents who have time available and who are keen on your proposed project to clear up our local environment. (International English Language Testing System; C1; Chinese)
Can you call up last year's sales figures on Janice's computer?
The internet is also a great source of information and you can find almost anything you could be possibly interested in [there], starting with various kinds of music that you can freely download from the internet, [and] books you can call up on your screen straight from the online library or dictionaries, including the famous Cambridge Dictionary of English. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Polish)
He was called up soon after the war started.
The very next day her husband was called up to join the army. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Turkish)
Could you give me a call when you have time?
I got a call from Pete last night.
There was a call for you earlier.
I've just got a couple of calls to make.
I'll take the call in my office.
It's really important because I'm waiting for a call from my uncle. (Key English Test; A2; Italian)
She could hear calls for help from inside the burning building.
I'll be in the next room, so give me a call if you need any help.
I continued on towards Kingsley Road where the call for help had been made. (First Certificate in English; B2; French)
a call for action/peace
Their demands included an all-out call for vital reforms in education - not, as one might expect, a call for higher salaries. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Polish)
I thought I'd pay Gary a call.
During our stay in Dublin we [took] a half-day trip by bus throughout the city, which was an unforgettable experience, and paid a call to the National Museum as well. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Greek)
I don't mind what we do - it's your call.
This is my opinon, but it is your call, talk to your parents. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Portuguese)