Phrasal verbs with call | Class 4 worksheets

A phrasal verb is a two word verb whose meaning is very different from the meanings of the two words in it.

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with the verb call. Each one is followed by its meaning.

There is also a phrasal verbs exercise at the end of this lesson.

Call for

When there is a call for something there is a demand or need for it.

Call off

To call off an event is to cancel it.

Call on

To call on somebody is to turn to them for help.

Call someone up

To call someone up is to summon them to serve in the army or to play in a team.

Call someone in

To call someone in is to invite them.

Exercise

Complete the following sentences using appropriate phrasal verbs.

1. Call the children ……………. for dinner.

2. This achievement ………………. a celebration.

3. Amar was delighted when the coach …………. him ………….

4. The hospital ………………… everyone to support the fund-raising drive.

5. They have ……………… their engagement.

Answers

1. Call the children in for dinner.

2. This achievement calls for a celebration.

3. Amar was delighted when the coach called him up.

4. The hospital calls on everyone to support the fund-raising drive.

5. They have called off their engagement.

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