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to be on call: to be available to make working visits when needed (for example, doctors, vets)
The doctor is on call tonight. If any sick people call him, he will make a working visit to their house.
- "My name is Dr. Robert Loblaw and I am the on-call physician at the emergency room at Mt."
- "He told me that his wife is on call next Friday night, and that he has already found a baby sitter for his son."
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