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call on

phrase
variants: or call upon

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1 to place reliance or trust
  • She's the one I call on when I need a friend.

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2 to make a request of
  • She called on me for a ride to the airport.

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3 to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner
  • They called on a specialist after other avenues had failed.

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“Call on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/call%20on. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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