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 Meanings and Examples of CALL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
call
 v.  make a request or demand
 v.  speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance
 v.  make a brief visit
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She had not heard Ethan's call because she was sobbing and she did not hear his step till he stood close behind her and laid his hands on her shoulders.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  Just as they started he heard the sorrel's whinny again, and the familiar wistful call, and all the confused images it brought with it, went with him down the first reach of the road.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
3  Mammy waddled back into the hall and Scarlett heard her call softly up the stairwell to the upstairs maid.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  Scarlett knew these hurried preenings were being made with an eye toward meeting his wife with the appearance of a gentleman who had ridden sedately home from a call on a neighbor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  She could wait there until Ashley finished his adieux and then call to him when he came into the house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  But the quick thudding only increased as she heard him call a final farewell and walk into the front hall.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  It irritated her so much that during one formal call she aped Gerald's brogue to her aunt's distress.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
8  Let the older towns call Atlanta anything they pleased.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
9  The North could call on the whole world for supplies and for soldiers, and thousands of Irish and Germans were pouring into the Union Army, lured by the bounty money offered by the North.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
10  But I call that arrogance matchless courage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
11  But men who expected to die within a week or a month could not wait a year before they begged to call a girl by her first name, with "Miss," of course, preceding it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
12  When he came to call, his complete masculinity made Aunt Pitty's well-bred and ladylike house seem small, pale and a trifle fusty.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
13  Then, having accepted his gifts, she could not summon courage enough to tell him his reputation made it improper for him to call on three lone women who had no male protector.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  She knew very well what her friends were saying when she permitted him to call but she still lacked the courage to tell him he was unwelcome.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
15  Other people might call his utterances treachery but, to Scarlett, they always rang with common sense and truth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The religion we call false was once true.
17  He hasn't got any hobbies-unless you call watching TV a hobby.
18  Please do not hesitate to call us.
19  The radio station had an open line on which listeners could call up to discuss various issues.
20  A call for a vote of no-confidence in the president was rejected.
21  In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers.
22  Who the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
23  The ambulance arrived within minutes of the call being made.
24  I wonder if you'd be kind enough to call him.
25  Then they call out our names in order and we answer yes or no.
26  We support the call for the enactment of a Bill of Rights.
27  As the call, so the echo.
28  Before I forget, there was a call from Italy for you.
29  She didn't even call to say she wasn't coming.
30  I'll call the restaurant and make a reservation.