call/take the register

idiom

Definition of call/take the register

British
: to read out an official list of names After the students were seated, the teacher called/took the register.

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“Call/take the register.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%2Ftake%20the%20register. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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