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    "Did you just _ me?"

    Hi,

    For example, I am in the room and my friend is outside. Then I hear a sound mostly likely from my friend. And I am not sure if he wants to speak with me, so I go outside and ask, "Hey, Mike. Did you just _ me?"

    The first word I came up with was "call", but then I realized it wasn't right. Because I am under the impression that "call someone" simply means "to make a phone call to that person", so what is the proper choice of words in here?

    Thanks!

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    Re: "Did you just _ me?"

    Hi LeTyan,

    I might complete the phrase with:
    talk to
    say something [to me]

    Also, I can imagine saying 'call' as well (I'm a native speaker). I don't think it's wrong.

    Hope this helps.

    Thanks,

    Maria

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    Re: "Did you just _ me?"

    Yes, it's correct.

    All the dictionaries here confirm Maria's statement. (Click on the underlined link and bookmark the OneLook site for future reference.)

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    #4

    Re: "Did you just _ me?"

    People called each other (or called out to each other) long before telephones existed.

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    Re: "Did you just _ me?"

    Of course, you could turn the problem inside out by questioning the indirect object rather than the verb: 'Was it me you wanted?'/'Did you want me?'/'Were you expecting an answer from me?'...

    b

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