call over


1. visit someone's location for a purpose






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call over for a chat

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To 'call over' to someone or somewhere means 'to visit'. You might 'call over' to a friend to see them or 'call over' to an elderly relative to check on them. This is used more in social contexts. You can also 'call over' someone meaning to ask them to come to where you are. "Could you call Jack over? I'd like him to look at these accounts." This use of 'call over' is popular in social and professional contexts.

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  1. I think I'll call over to the hospital to see Tom before I go to work.
  2. Jack called over yesterday to return the book I lent him.
  3. I will be in the house for most of the day, so let me know if you fancy calling over for a chat later.

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  1. I can call over to your office while I'm in town later on.
  2. One of our drivers is passing by so they can call over to pick up our package.

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