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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
call [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (telephone)  (telefonare)chiamare vtr
 I'll call you tomorrow to see how you are.
 Ti chiamo domani per sapere come stai.
call [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (yell for [sb])chiamare vtr
 Jim, your mom's calling you.
 Jim, tua mamma ti sta chiamando.
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (shout)dire, pronunciare vtr
 He called the names on the list and we wrote them down.
 Ha pronunciato i nomi sulla lista e noi li abbiamo scritti.
call [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (send for, summon)chiamare vtr
 Call the next candidate, please.
 Chiamate il prossimo candidato per favore.
call viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (telephone)chiamare vtr
 If you don't want to write you can always call.
 Se non vuoi scrivere puoi sempre chiamare.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (communication by phone)telefonata nf
   (informale)colpo di telefono nm
 I received a call from my bank manager today.
 Ho ricevuto una telefonata dal mio banchiere oggi.
call for [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (appeal)appello nm
 After the recent problems at the school, the principal made a call for action.
 Dopo gli ultimi problemi a scuola, il preside ha fatto un appello ad agire.
call for [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informative (demand)richiesta nf
 There's little call for typewriter repair these days.
 Di questi tempi ormai c'è poca richiesta per le riparazioni di macchine da scrivere.
call [sb] [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." often passive (name)chiamare vtr
 The baby's due in three weeks but we don't know what to call her.
 La bambina nascerà fra tre settimane ma ancora non sappiamo come chiamarla.
 
Additional Translations
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shout)richiamo nm
 They heard a call outside the window.
 Hanno sentito un richiamo fuori dalla finestra.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (signal)segnale nm
 Just give the call when you're ready to go.
 Fammi un segnale quando sei pronto per andare.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (religion: vocation)chiamata nf
 He felt the call to the priesthood after his visit to Lourdes.
 Ha sentito la chiamata al sacerdozio dopo la sua visita a Lourdes.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (summons)convocazione nf
 He received a call to appear before the High Court.
 Ha ricevuto una convocazione da parte della Corte Suprema.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bird sound)richiamo nm
 You can hear the call of an owl from my bedroom.
 Si può sentire il richiamo di un gufo dalla mia camera.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (animal sound)richiamo nm
 The call of a wolf made him sit up in his tent.
 Il richiamo di un lupo lo fece alzare a sedere nella sua tenda.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (instrument for hunting)richiamo nm
 He blew his duck call and didn't have to wait long before one appeared.
 Soffiò nel suo richiamo per anatre e non dovette aspettare molto prima che ne apparisse una.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (theatre: rehearsal notice)convocazione nf
 She only arrived fifteen minutes before the call time.
 Lei è arrivata solo quindici minuti prima dell'ora di convocazione.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (need)bisogno nm
 There's no call for tears. It was only a joke.
 Non c'è bisogno di piangere. Era solo uno scherzo.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cards: demand to show hands)  (gioco a carte)vedere vtr
 I made a call, and the other players had to reveal their cards.
 Ho deciso di vedere, e gli altri hanno dovuto mostrare le carte.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (poker: equal a bet)chiamata nf
 He made a call with an average hand but ended up winning the pot.
 Ha fatto una chiamata con una mano mediocre, ma ha finito per vincere il piatto.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bridge: bid or pass)turno nm
 Are you going to bid? It's your call.
 È il tuo turno.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sports: umpire's judgment)decisione nf
 The umpire made a good call.
 L'arbitro ha preso una decisione giusta.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: right to purchase)  (Borsa)call options nmpl
 Buying calls is a popular strategy for investors.
 Comprare call options è una strategia comune tra gli investitori.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: demand for payment)richiamo nm
 This is your final call for payment.
 Questo è l'ultimo richiamo utile per il pagamento.
call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (judgement)scelta, decisione nf
 Canceling the event was a good call, given the weather.
call viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (shout, cry)gridare, urlare vi
 Wade was so loud that I could hear him calling even from far away.
 Wade aveva una voce così forte che la sentivo gridare anche da lontano.
call viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (visit)passare vi
 I'll call tomorrow morning on the way to work.
 Passerò domani mattina andando al lavoro.
call viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (demand a card)chiamare una carta vtr
 It's my turn and I'm going to call.
 È il mio turno e chiamerò una carta.
call viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (poker: equal a bet)vedere vi
 Do you want to call or raise?
 Vuoi vedere o rialzare?
call viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (bird, animal: make sound)  (uccelli)cantare, cinguettare vi
 Is that an owl calling?
 Questo suono è un gufo che canta?
call viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (make a request)chiedere vtr
 They called upon her to find a solution to their problems.
 Le hanno chiesto di trovare una soluzione ai loro problemi.
call [sb] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (summon to religious vocation)chiamare vtr
 God called him to the priesthood.
 Dio lo ha chiamato al sacerdozio.
call [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (awaken)chiamare vtr
 Would you like to be called in the morning?
 Vuoi essere chiamato domani mattina?
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (proclaim)dichiarare vtr
 The umpire called the ball out.
 L'arbitro ha dichiarato la palla fuori.
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (hunting: lure)attirare vtr
 He called the grouse into the open.
 Ha attirato il gallo cedrone all'aperto.
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (demand payment)richiedere vtr
 The debt could be called at any moment.
 Il pagamento del debito può essere richiesto in qualsiasi momento.
call [sb] [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (label)chiamare vtr
 How dare you call me a cheat!
 Come osi chiamarmi imbroglione!
call [sth] [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (consider)chiamare vtr
 I call it a scandal.
 Io lo chiamo scandalo.
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (convene)convocare vtr
 They've called a meeting for tomorrow morning.
 Hanno convocato una riunione per domani mattina.
call [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (attract)chiamare vtr
 The sea was calling him.
 Il mare lo stava chiamando.
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (order into effect)annunciare vtr
 Union leaders called an end to the strike after two weeks.
 I leader del sindacato hanno annunciato la fine dello sciopero dopo due settimane.
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (sports: end due to conditions)sospendere vtr
 The game was called due to the rain.
 La partita è stata sospesa a causa della pioggia.
call [sth] [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (estimate)dire vi
 Let's call it three miles from here to there.
 Diciamo che sono tre miglia da qua a là.
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cards: demand to see a hand)chiamare vtr
 After the third round, anyone may call the hand.
 Dopo il terzo round, tutti possono chiamare la mano.
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (poker: equal a bet)vedere vtr
 I'll call your ten and raise you ten.
 Vedo i tuoi dieci e rialzo di dieci.
call [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (forecast correctly)chiamare vtr
 In American pool you have to call your shot before you play it.
 Nel biliardo americano bisogna chiamare il colpo prima di farlo.
  Segnala un errore

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
above and beyond the call of duty
beyond the call of duty
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(more than required)ben oltre quanto richiesto, ben più di quanto richiesto, molto più di quanto richiesto
 He was honored for performing above and beyond the call of duty.
altar call   (il sacerdote chiama i fedeli all'altare)traduzione non disponibile
at [sb]'s beck and call advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (available to serve you at any time)a completa disposizione di qlcn
 I will be at your beck and call.
 Sarò a sua completa disposizione.
beck and call a completa disposizione B954
bird call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (song of a bird)canto degli uccelli nm
  cinguettio nm
 In campagna, la mattina si viene svegliati dal canto degli uccelli.
 Il cinguettio degli uccelli mi mette allegria.
bird call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (device: mimics birdsong)richiamo per uccelli nm
 I bracconieri usano richiami per uccelli.
booty call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang (phone call for sex)appuntamento per fare sesso, appuntamento per andare a letto nm
booty call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang ([sb] called for sex)sesso telefonico nm
 I wasn't that into her but she was a good booty call.
bugle call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (military signal, tune)segnale militare di tromba nm
 Reveille is a famous bugle call that wakes up military personal at dawn.
 Il Risveglio è un famoso segnale militare di tromba per svegliare il personale militare all'alba.
call a halt fermare v
call a halt to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (order an end to, stop)porre fine a qlcs vtr
 The machine broke, so the foreman called a halt to the work.
 È il momento di porre fine ai combattimenti.
call a halt to sthg mettere fine a qualcosa
call a spade a spade v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (speak frankly, plainly)  (idiomatico, colloquiale)dire pane al pane e vino al vino vtr
call at [sth] vi + prep (pay a visit to)andare a trovare qlcn, andare a visitare qlcn vi
  passare a qlcs, passare da qlcn vi
 Miss Doolittle would be happy for you to call at her home.
 Alla signora Doolittle farebbe piacere che l'andassi a trovare a casa sua.
call attention to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (point [sth] out)richiamare l'attenzione su qlcs vtr
call attention to sthg richiamare l'attenzione su qualcosa
call back vi + prep (return a phone call)  (telefono)richiamare vi
 I'll call back when I can.
 Richiamo appena posso.
call [sb] back vtr + prep (return phone call to)  (telefono)richiamare vtr
 I'll call her back later.
 La richiamerò dopo.
call bird   (prodotto di richiamo)articolo civetta
call box nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (public phone booth)cabina telefonica nf
 Do they still have those red-and-glass telephone call boxes on the streets in London?
 A Londra ci sono ancora quelle cabine telefoniche rosse coi vetri per la strada?
call center
UK: call centre
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (phone-in service)call center nm
 If you need technical support you can contact the call center.
 Se avete bisogno di supporto tecnico potete contattare il call center.
call collect v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US (reverse phone charges)  (telefonata)a carico del destinatario
call [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." US, informal (reprimand [sb], tell [sb] off)rimproverare vtr
  sgridare vtr
call each other names v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (exchange insults)insultarsi vtr
 Children love to call each other silly names like Poopy-Head.
 I bambini si divertono a insultarsi con nomi scemi come "testa di papavero".
call for [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (demand, request)richiedere, chiedere vtr
 The senator called for an investigation. The judge's bailiff called for silence in the courtroom.
 Il senatore ha richiesto un'indagine. Il cancelliere del tribunale ha chiesto silenzio in aula.
call for [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (require)richiedere vtr
 The recipe calls for brown sugar, not white sugar. The situation calls for a calm, deliberate response.
 La ricetta richiede zucchero di canna, non di barbabietola. La situazione richiede una risposta calma e ponderata.
call for [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (forecast)dire, prevedere vtr
 The forecast calls for clear skies and warm temperatures.
 Il meteo prevede cielo sereno e temperature elevate.
call for help chiedere aiuto vtr
call for papers nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (academics: request for articles)  (anglicismo)call nf
  invito nm
 They've just published a call for papers for next year's conference.
 Hanno appena pubblicato una Call for papers per la conferenza dell'anno prossimo.
 Hanno appena pubblicato un invito ad inviare contributi per la conferenza dell'anno prossimo.
call for tenders nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (business: invitation to bid)bando di gara d'appalto nm
call [sb] forth
call forth [sb]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(summon)richiamare qlcn vtr
 La sua presenza richiama folle immense.
call [sb] in
call in [sb]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(summon)chiamare dentro, chiamare vtr
  far entrare vtr
   (formale)convocare vtr
 It's time to call the children in for supper.
 È ora di chiamare i bambini per la cena.
  I dipendenti furono convocati in sala riunioni.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
call in vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." UK (visit)andare in visita vi
  venire in visita vi
  fare visita vtr
 Grandma and Grandad called in today and we all had tea.
 La nonna e il nonno sono venuti in visita oggi e abbiamo preso un tè.
call in vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (phone)  (per telefono)chiamare vtr
 Radio listeners are encouraged to call in to make comments.
 I radioascoltatori sono invitati a chiamare per lasciare i propri commenti.
call in on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (visit)  (breve visita)passare da, fare un salto da v
call into question mettere in discussione
call it a day v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (stop doing [sth])finire per oggi vtr
  per oggi basta
 I've been working for hours, I'm going to call it a day.
 Sono ore che lavoro, per oggi finisco qui.
 Sono ore che lavoro, per oggi basta.
call it quits v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (stop, end)  (xxx)xxx xxx
 I'm too tired to continue; I'm calling it quits.
 xxx
   (informale)piantarla, smetterla v
 Sono troppo stanco per andare avanti, la pianto qui.
call letters nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (TV, radio station: code)  (telecomunicazioni)codice nm
 Il codice identificativo della stazione radio è IKAYW.
call me chiamami v
call money denaro a vista
call number nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (number used in Dewey decimal system)  (classificazione Dewey)collocazione nf
call of duty nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (responsibilities)dovere nm
 He was honored for service above and beyond the call of duty.
 È stato decorato per le sue azioni che andavano ben oltre il suo dovere.
call [sth] off
call off [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(cancel)annullare, cancellare vtr
 The town's annual picnic was called off due to rain.
 La scampagnata cittadina annuale è stata annullata per pioggia.
call on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (seek help)fare appello a qlcn vtr
  lanciare un appello a qlcn vtr
 John called on his friends for support.
 John ha fatto appello agli amici per aiutarlo.
call on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (visit)andare a trovare qlcn vi
  fare visita a qlcn vtr
   (informale)fare un salto da qlcn vtr
 John called on Mary while she was in the hospital.
 John è andata a trovare Mary mentre era all'ospedale.
call on the entrance phone citofonare v
call option opzione d'acquisto
call [sb] out vtr + prep (request visit)  (convocare)chiamare vtr
 Il bambino aveva la febbre alta e ho dovuto chiamare il dottore.
call [sb] out vtr + prep informal (challenge)sfidare qlcn vtr
call [sb] out on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (challenge: on [sth] said, done)sfidare qlcn a fare qlcs vtr
call-out nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (service visit)chiamata nf
 As an emergency plumber, Jason often had to attend call-outs at the weekends.
 Quale idraulico in reperibilità, Jason nel weekend doveva spesso rispondere a delle chiamate.
call-out n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (relating to a call-out)di chiamata loc agg
 Emergency plumbers charge enormous call-out fees.
 Gli idraulici in servizio nei festivi addebitano delle tariffe di chiamata esorbitanti.
call [sb] over vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (invite, beckon)chiamare, invitare vtr
 We called her over to our table to join us.
 L'abbiamo chiamata al nostro tavolo e le abbiamo chiesto di unirsi a noi.
call patching nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (service connecting urgent calls)servizio inoltro chiamate nm
call rate tariffa telefonica
call [sb] every name under the sun v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (repeatedly insult [sb])  (informale)ricoprire qlcn di insulti vtr
 You can call me every name under the sun, but it doesn't change the situation one bit.
 Puoi ricoprirmi di insulti quanto vuoi, ma non cambia la situazione di tanto così.
call [sb] names v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (insult [sb])insultare vtr
 In school, Ralph was a bully and called me names.
 A scuola Ralph era un bullo e mi insultava.
call [sb]'s bluff v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (challenge [sb] who may be faking)  (figurato: qlcn che sta mentendo)smascherare vtr
   (qlcn che sta mentendo)scoprire vtr
call sign nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tv, radio station's code)nominativo emittente nm
call [sth] into question v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (cast doubt on [sth])mettere in discussione qlcs vtr
call sthg into question mettere in dubbio qualcosa
call the roll
call roll
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(take register of those present)fare l'appello vtr
call the shots v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be in charge, make the decisions)  (figurato: dirigere)condurre le danze vtr
  avere il controllo vtr
  prendere le decisioni vtr
 The pastor may think he calls the shots, but the organist really leads the worship service.
 Il sacerdote crede di condurre lui le danze, ma è l'organista che dirige davvero la funzione religiosa.
call time viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (pub: announce closing)ora di chiusura nf
 Il barista ci avvertì che era l'ora di chiusura.
call time viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (put an end to [sth])chiudere vtr
 When I call time, you will put down your pencils and turn your exam papers over.
 Il terzo gol ha chiuso l'incontro, non ci sono state azioni salienti dopo.
  porre fine vi
 Il triplice fischio dell'arbitro pone fine all'incontro
call to arms nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (rallying cry)  (figurato)chiamata alle armi nf
  Il suo annuncio sembrava una chiamata alle armi per i suoi sostenitori.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
call to arms nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (battle cry)grido di battaglia nm
  Il grido di battaglia dei Galli era agghiacciante.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
call [sth] to mind v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (remind)ricordare vtr
  richiamare alla mente, riportare alla mente vtr
 Your story calls to mind the day I wore my evening gown to a staff meeting.
 La tua storia mi ricorda quella volta che ho indossato la mia gonna da sera a una riunione del personale.
call to order richiamare all'ordine
call together convocare v
call [sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (phone)  (al telefono)chiamare vtr
  telefonare a qlcn vi
   (informale)fare una telefonata a qlcn, dare un colpo di telefono a qlcn vtr
 Let's call her up and check the plans.
 Chiamiamola un attimo e sentiamo quali sono i piani.
call [sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." usu passive (military: enlist)arruolare vtr
 Conscripts were called up for military service according to their birthdates.
 I coscritti venivano arruolati per il servizio militare in base alla loro data di nascita.
call upon [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (request to do [sth])invitare qlcn a fare qlcs, pregare qlcn di fare qlcs vtr
  chiedere a qlcn di fare qlcs vtr
 Il testimone è stato invitato a uscire dall'aula.
call upon [sb] to invitare qc a vtr
call-in adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (show, etc.: phone-in)  (radio, TV)con chiamate degli ascoltatori
 He hosts a call-in show on the local radio station.
 Fa il presentatore di un programma con chiamate degli ascoltatori in una radio locale.
clarion call fervido appello
close call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative (narrow escape)  (figurato)cavarsela per un pelo vtr
 Phew! That was a close call. I thought he was going to ask to see my ID.
 Meno male! Me la sono cavata per un pelo. Pensavo che mi avrebbe chiesto la mia carta d'identità.
close call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative ([sth] hard to decide)  (figurato: gara, concorso, ecc.)testa a testa
 It was a close call, but they declared him the winner.
cold call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unsolicited sales call)traduzione non disponibile
 I got my start in sales by making door-to-door cold calls.
cold-call viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (make unsolicited sales calls)traduzione non disponibile
 He cold-called all the people on his contact list.
collect call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (phone: reversed charges)chiamata a carico del destinatario nf
conference call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (meeting conducted by phone)teleconferenza nf
distress call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (signal indicating need for urgent help)richiesta di soccorso nf
 Making a false distress call is a criminal act in many countries.
 Fare una falsa richiesta di soccorso è reato in molti paesi.
judgment call
UK: judgement call
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (subjective decision)decisione discrezionale nf
local call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (short-distance phone call)chiamata urbana, chiamata locale nf
 He borrowed our telephone but made a local call, so there will be no extra charge.
 Ha usato il nostro telefono ma per fare una chiamata urbana, quindi non ci saranno costi aggiuntivi.
long-distance call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (phone call: not local area)chiamata interurbana nf
make a call v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (phone [sb])fare una telefonata, fare una chiamata vtr
  telefonare a vi
 Do you mind waiting five minutes while I make a call?
 Ti dispiace aspettare cinque minuti mentre faccio una telefonata?
make a call to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (phone [sb])fare una telefonata a, fare una chiamata a, chiamare vtr
  telefonare a vi
 Hold on a second, I just have to make a call to my supervisor.
mating call verso dell'accoppiamento
on call adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (available for duty)reperibile agg
 My family doctor is on call every Saturday night for patient emergencies.
 Il mio medico di famiglia è reperibile anche nei weekend per le emergenze.
over and above the call of duty ben oltre il necessario
pay a courtesy call to [sb]
pay [sb] a courtesy call
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(make diplomatic visit)fare una visita di cortesia a vtr
phone call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. abbr (telephone call)telefonata, chiamata nf
 I had a phone call from your mother today.
 Ho ricevuto una chiamata da tua madre oggi.
port of call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (place visited)meta nf
 Las Vegas is the port of call for those interested in glitz and gambling.
 Las Vegas è la meta di chi è interessato allo sfarzo e al gioco d'azzardo.
port of call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ship: stop during a journey)scalo, porto di scalo nm
 The Caribbean cruise includes fourteen points of call in eleven countries.
 La crociera ai Caraibi prevede 14 scali in 11 paesi.
return a call v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (phone [sb] back)richiamare qualcuno vtr
 I'll catch up with you later, I have to return a call before I go.
 Ti raggiungo più tardi, devo richiamare qualcuno prima di andare.
return [sb]'s call v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (phone [sb] back)richiamare qualcuno vtr
 You've reached voice mail. Please leave a message, and I will return your call.
 Risponde la segreteria telefonica. Per favore, lasciate un messaggio e vi richiamerò.
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