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call someone in

Definition of call someone in in English:

Enlist someone’s aid or services: you can either do the work yourself or call in a local builder to help you
More example sentences
  • She's called in the government to do more to stop unscrupulous companies selling prescription drugs on the Internet.
  • Lt. Murphy calls him in on cases that don't seem to make any sense.
  • When the government needs them at times like this, they pick up the phone and they call them in.
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