To call back

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Definition

to call, phone (someone) back: to return a call to (someone); to call (someone) after they have called you, to ring (someone) back
idiom

Examples

  • "I want you to tear up your notes and call back."
  • "So, uh, please call me back whenever you get the chance and we'll set up a meeting."
  • "Polly : I don't want a call back."
  • "No need to phone me back."
  • "Brian : No, that's quite alright, I'll call back some other time."
  • "I found a discrepancy on my recent bank summary, and I was hoping to speak with someone who can attend to this problem. I'm sure that you are all quite busy, but I would greatly appreciate it if I could receive a call back from a manager, preferably sometime this afternoon."
  • "I am in mother Russia right now, where we don't have telephones, but if you leave nice message, I call back in seven years."
  • "Do you want me to call back?"
  • "I will call back later, because Dr. Badguy always calls back!"
  • "Brian : -but perhaps you should phone back."

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