call in


General English

  • phrasal verb to ask someone to come and give advice or help
  • phrasal verb to telephone a place of work in order to collect or leave a message
  • phrasal verb to ask for a sum of money to be paid back
  • phrasal verb to arrange for or request that something be returned, e.g. goods that are not suitable for sale
  • phrasal verb to make a short visit to someone, especially without making an arrangement first


  • phrasal verb to ask for a debt to be paid


  • phrasal verb to telephone to make contact


  • verb to ask for plans to be sent to the ministry for examination

Media Studies

  • noun
    (written as call-in)
    a telephone call from a radio listener or a television viewer to a talk show


  • verb to visit for a short time