1. call on/upon sb to do sth号召某人干某事;恳求?请(叫)某人干某事?例如:
The headmaster called on the students to work harder. 校长号召学生们更努力地学习?
We are calling upon you to help us. 我们恳求你的帮助?
2. call on/upon sb拜访;看望某人; call at somewhere登门拜访?例如:
I called on the Smiths yesterday. 我昨天拜访了史密斯一家人?
I called at the Smith’s yesterday. 我昨天去了史密斯家?
I called on the doctor yesterday. 我昨天去看了医生?
I called at the doctor’s yesterday. 我昨天去了医务室?
3. call out大声叫喊?例如:
The boy called out for help to the people on the shore. 那个男孩向岸上的人大声呼救?
4. call in 找来;请来(有目的,为了某一任务)?例如:
Your father is ill, you should call in a doctor at once. 你父亲病了,你应该马上请个大夫来?
The police have been called in to help make it clear. 已请来了警察帮忙把这件事弄清楚?
5. call for要求,需要;提倡,号召; 叫(某人);接(某人,某物);喊着要……?例如:
People are calling for freedom of all slaves. 人们要求解放所有的奴隶?
Your plan will call for a lot of manpower and money. 你的计划需要花大量的人力和财力?
Success calls for hard work. 成功要靠勤奋?
The workers are calling for strike action in that country. 那个国家的工人们正在号召起来罢工?
Our experiment will call for a lot of money. 我们的实验将需要许多钱?
The baby is calling for his mother. 孩子哭着找妈妈?
I will call for you at ten o’clock. 我10点钟来接你?
The man sat down and called for a glass of beer. 那个人坐下来,要了一杯啤酒?
6. call up给……打电话;征召;使想起(往事);叫醒?例如:
On reaching Beijing, she called up her mother. 一到北京,她就给她母亲打了电话?
Call me up if you have any questions. 如果你有问题要问,请给我打电话?
In most countries, men are called up at the age of eighteen. 在大多数国家,男子18岁就被征召服役?
His brother was called up right at the beginning of war. 战争一开始,他哥哥就被征召入伍?
The photo calls up the story of my grandmother. 这张照片使我想起了我的祖母?
The sound of the birds called up happy memories of my childhood holidays. 鸟叫声使我想起我童年时度假的美好回忆?
What time shall I call you up? 我几点叫你起床?
The doctor was called up four times last night to attend the case. 医生昨晚被叫了四次来料理这个病人?
8. call away 叫走;把……叫开?例如:
She was called away from the meeting to answer an urgent phone call. 她被叫出会场去接一个紧急电话?
9. call back 叫回,召回;回电话?例如:
They called him back from America. 他们把他从美国召回来?
She said she’d call back. 她说她会再打电话来?
10. call off 取消?例如:
The game was called off because of bad weather. 因天气恶劣,比赛被取消了?