Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Call"

The meaning of "Call" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa one call away?
A: @byunghojo: even if there is a long distance between two people, the person who said it means that you can call them anytime
Q: O que significa "call out" in 372?
A: To "call" someone out is to blame something on someone
Q: O que significa I booked a call to Brussels a good twenty minutes ago?
A: It's not that it's more than 20 minutes. Instead it's emphasising the amount of time. Generally used negatively, for when you're waiting for something longer than expected and you'd like to indicate that it's out of the ordinary. Like a "whole 20 minutes ago".
Q: O que significa calling it now?
A: I think it means "I'm very sure, so I'm guessing that"

When Jane comes she's going to be late I'm calling it now.
I'm calling it now, the world will end in 2020.
Q: O que significa "call" in 683?
A: "Call" means "need" or "obligation".

Example sentences using "Call"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "cold call", in business situation .
A: They would usually put up a sign that says no soliciting, no solicitors, or no sales calls.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com call it a day.
A: It's after office hour. Shall we call it a day for our meeting?
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com call down.
A: Call down? Not really used unless you were above someone and wanted to speak to someone below you. I don't mean status either, I mean if I'm on the second floor of a building, and I can look down and see you on the street, I might call down to you
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com call for.
A: 1 I will call for a taxi.
2 I will call for the waiter.
3 I will call for a decision to be made.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com call it what you will.
A: Call it what you will, the meaning stays the same.

Gods, ghosts, spirits, fairies, call it what you will, they are all myths.

I mean, call it what you will, but Trump's hair looks like a dead cat to me.

I believe aliens did it. Call it what you will, but it was definitely aliens!

Synonyms of "Call" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Can you call back later? e Could you call back later? e Would you call back later? ?
A: @rtamura: Can and could are basically the same but could is perhaps a bit more formal. Would is kind of used when irritated sometimes, "would you just call back later?! I'm busy"
"Would" in most other situations doesn't make much sense
Q: Qual é a diferença entre What can I call you? e What should I call you? e How can I call you? e How should I call you? ?
A: "What can I call you"

means what name you should address a person by. Could also be said as "what's your name?"

"What should I call you?"

Is a way of asking a person what they would like to be called. For instance they might not like their name and wish you to call them by their nickname.

"How can I call you?"

Means how can you call that person, like by a mobile or a home phone.

"How should I call you"

Also means whether the person would like to be contacted by mobile phone or home phone.

Hope that helps. If I didn't answer your question properly please ask me again.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre call down a malediction e cast a curse e cast a spell ?
A: A spell is neutral. Spells can be good or bad or neutral.

A curse is always bad. A curse is cast *on* somebody (or much more rarely, something), to hurt them.

"Calling down a malediction" is just elaborate English for "casting a curse".
Q: Qual é a diferença entre "call it a day" e "call it a night" ?
A: Both mean the same however call it a night could refer going to bed after a hard day's work
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Can you call her and ask about ~? e Can you call and ask her about~? ?
A: どちらでも言えますし、「call her and ask her」でも言えます。
でも、Corpus of Contemporary American Englishによると、一番頻繁に使われているのは「call and ask」のようです。

Translations of "Call"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? あなたの電話に出れるかわからないけど、待ってます!I'm not sure if I can pick up your call,but I'm waiting!←Is it correct?
A: 正解です。

", but I'll be waiting"の方は自然だと思います。

Good luck studying English!
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? call it a day
A: You're welcome.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what does " call bluff" mean
How to use it in a sentence?
A: Bluff- to try and trick someone into believing one can or will do something. To mislead or seek to mislead (a person) by a false, bold front.

"Call his/her Bluff"- Calling someone out on their deception


Example two people playing cards: Joe said he had a Full House so I decided to call his bluff. Turns out he bet without even so much as a pair.


Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? my call karta hu 2 ghante my
A: I call you back in 2hours
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what we call this
A: That is a flat head screw driver. A phillips head screwdriver has the + shaped tip.

Other questions about "Call"

Q: “They haven’t called luana” or “they hadn’t called luana”?
A: they haven't called luana
Q: "Please call Stella. Ask her to bring these things with her from the store..." soa natural?
A: Sounds good and grammatical! You can afford to put some stress on the words you want to emphasise. E.g if you are reminding the person to CALL instead just messaging you can stress "call".
Q: I’ll call someone, so you wait at here until someone will come. soa natural?
A: ...so wait here until someone comes

or

...so wait here until they come
Q: When I talk to you over the international call, your voice sounds far away and late.
soa natural?
A: Please clarify what "late" means. If it's like they are taking a long time to respond because the internet speed is slow, the word people usually use is "laggy" which is the adjective for "lag" meaning "delayed." Lag is usually used to talk about computers being slow.
Q: I'll give you a call once I finish my task.
Or
I'll give you a call once I've finished my task.

Which is common? soa natural?
A: The latter is correct. I prefer to say ...once I'm done (with my task) or once I've completed my task

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