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Meaning: Ask for help
Example: The President CALLED ON the wealthy countries for financial aid after the floods destroyed much of the country's agriculture.
Example: As we were in the area, we CALLED ON my sister-in-law.
Example: He CALLED the speaker ON several mis-statements of fact.
Meaning: Ask someone to do something, especially to speak in public. (Formal)
Example: I now CALL ON the other party to give their account of what happened.