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    Please tell me if we can write or say

    "who calls me"

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    Do you mean, for example, 'I have a friend who calls me everyday at 3:00.'?

    If you do, then, yes, you can say/write it.

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    But that said, it's not very natural.

    Who's calling?

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    Dear Barb:
    Please check the punctuation in my post.

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    Ah - I see. You embedded it right into the sentence. I was so hung up on the "who" that I was reading it as a question. Gotcha.

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    ...and since the original post didn't have a question mark, I just saw it as a three-word phrase.
    If ISEEKER7 was asking, "Can we write/say, 'Who calls me?' as a question?", it's possible, but sounds a bit stagey. Better would be, "Who is calling me?", or just, "Who's calling?" as Barb suggests.

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