GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To bring into action or discussion; to demand the consideration of; as,
to call upa bill before a legislative body.
“This character, ” which did actual fathers know how to be, they would fulfil the order of nature, and image Deity to their children, ” Vandenhoff represented sufficiently, at least, to call up the beautiful ideal. ”
“When the time comes to call up Mr. Sackett, I'll let you know.”
“He retired, murmuring, to his chair and the evening paper, and the Colonel stepped into the telephone-cabinet to call up Lady Dormer’s house in Portman Square.”
“It is my part then, to-day, to go back to the very increnabula of our college -- the cradle of its infancy, and to call up recollections of some”
“[Laughter] So, the next morning, I remembered that I hadn't invited her and so I had to call up real quick and invite his wife and of course, I invited Binnie and Mike, but I wanted to make it plain that I had invited Esmond's wife.”
““You’ll drive me over the border one of these days,” grumbled Parker, and went to the ’phone to call up Sir Andrew Mackenzie at Scotland Yard.”
“A Manila cheroot is between his lips – the fragrance of one never fails to call up his image – and he caresses an unamiable little dog which he fondly loves.”
“But Ferrol was right about one thing: if we ever had time to call up help from the Starforce, we don't any more.”
“What's the deal-you got to call up a professional to have it certified? ”
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