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Phrasal Verbs: Call

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
I called round but she wasn't in.
B
I called around but she wasn’t in.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is call around, which means to telephone to someone to get information.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
The workers called on the strike after their demands were fulfilled.
B
The concert had to be called off due to bad weather.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is to call off, which means to cancel or abandon something.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
I now call on the other party to give their account of what happened.
B
I now call by the other party to give their party to give their account what happened
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is call on ,which means to invite someone to do something, especially speak in public
Question 4
Choose the correct usage:
A
The Opposition party called for the minister's resignation.
B
The Opposition party called through the minister’s resignation.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is call off, which means to demand something.
Question 5
Choose the correct usage:
A
The teacher called about the names of her students.
B
The general called out the names of his cadets.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is to call out, which means to shout or say something in a loud voice.
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