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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call/take%20the%20register. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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