call on

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To correct; to point out an error or untruth.
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The salesman persisted in quoting a rate higher than was listed, until we called him on it.

Submitted on August 09, 2009

Additional definitions for 'call on':

call onTo visit somebody; to pay a call.
call onIn a classroom, to select a student.
call onTo request or ask of somebody; to select for a task.
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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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