Hay 2 traducciones principales de call en español:

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Pronunciación: /kɔːl/


  • 1 (by telephone) llamada (feminine), llamado (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) to make a call llamar por teléfono, hacer* una llamada (telefónica) to give sb a call llamar a algn (por teléfono) I'll take the call in the other room hablaré desde la otra habitación will you take the call? (talk to sb) ¿le paso la llamada? (accept charges) ¿acepta la llamada? there's a call for you on line one lo llaman or tiene una llamada por la línea uno I have to return his call tengo que devolverle la llamada local/long-distance/international call llamada urbana/interurbana/internacional an 800 call (in US) una llamada gratuita
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The Department of Agriculture has received calls from consumers worried about whether they consumed some of the recalled beef.
    • My late afternoon siesta was interrupted by a call from Graham.
    • She works by herself on the floor and is constantly interrupted by calls on her mobile and fixed-line phones.
  • 2 2.1 (of person — cry) llamada (feminine), llamado (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) ; (— shout) grito (masculine) a call for help una llamada ( or un grito etc) de socorro didn't you hear my call? ¿no oíste que te llamé? 2.2 (— of animal) grito (masculine); (— of bird) reclamo (masculine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The walk was barely under way when Julie heard the call of a white-eyed vireo, a little yellow and gray summer visitor.
    • The place resounded with the calls of birds as they settled down for the night, even as people walked into the tastefully decorated frontyard.
    • But he was unable to photograph them, or even record the birds' calls.
    2.3 (of bugle, trumpet, horn) toque (masculine) the call to retreat la retreta
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Toward the end of one song, David Johnson busted out a cavalry call on the trumpet.
    • Performing the poignant trumpet call is the 92-year-old's way of honouring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for Queen and country.
    • The bugle call sounded at retreat was first used in the French Army and dates back to the crusades.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Rescue workers moved in, picking over debris and listening for calls for help.
    • I heard her muffled call from the car.
    • My feet abruptly started walking faster after I heard Yori's call.
  • 3 3.1 (summons) to be on call estar* de guardia the call of duty/to arms [literary/literario] la llamada or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) el llamado del deber/a las armas his hospitality went far beyond the call of duty fue por demás hospitalario to answer o obey the call of nature [euphemistic/eufemístico] hacer* sus ( or mis etc) necesidades [euphemistic/eufemístico] 3.2 [Religion/Religión] the call to the priesthood la llamada or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) el llamado al sacerdocio to receive a call (in Presbyterian Church etc) ser* nombrado pastor
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Peter, an idealistic young Yale graduate, worked as a journalist covering the war in Paris when he felt the call to serve.
    • His call to a culinary career began at a young age.
    • People say I could have gone professional because of my love for football but I believe that in life, each person has his call and vocation.
    3.3 [Theater/Teatro] it's your call le toca salir a escena 3.4 (lure) llamada (feminine), atracción (feminine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Samantha felt the call of the ocean from her earliest days.
    • Even in an age of mobility, families do their best to gather as extended clans, drawn by the call of Christmas.
    • She accepted, but it was not long before the call of the great outdoors became irresistible once more.
  • 4 (request) llamamiento (masculine), llamado (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) he made a call for peace hizo un llamamiento or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) llamado a la paz the strike call el llamamiento or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) el llamado a la huelga, la convocatoria de huelga there were calls for his resignation pidieron su dimisión call for papers convocatoria (feminine) de ponencias
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Mr O'Farrell has acknowledged she acted badly but doesn't seem to be heeding the opposition's call to sack her.
    • If you are a researcher, you have many calls on your time.
    • Set out what money you have coming in on one side and your outgoings on the other (rent/mortgage, food, clothing, and any other calls on your income).
  • 5 (claim) there are too many calls on my time tengo demasiadas obligaciones, muchas cosas reclaman mi atención to have first call on sth tener* prioridad sobre algo
  • 6 (usually with negative/generalmente con negativo) 6.1 (reason) motivo (masculine) he had no call to be rude no tenía por qué ser grosero 6.2 (demand) demanda (feminine) there's no o not much call for this product no hay mucha demanda para este producto
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Many superhero enthusiasts may have been disheartened by the Superman Returns version and there was not much call for a sequel.
    • The team is still under strength but there is some call for optimism.
    • There was little call for healthfood at the Olympic Village as the games came to an end.
  • 7 (visit) visita (feminine) to pay a call on sb hacerle* una visita a algn, ir* a ver a algn house calls visitas (feminine plural) a domicilio to pay a call (British English/inglés británico) [euphemistic/eufemístico] ir* al baño [euphemistic/eufemístico]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • As Vettel was making his first pit call on lap 14, the Finn was seen leaving the circuit.
    • The video shows the first port call of the world's largest ship in the port of Busan in South Korea.
    • I paid some calls to old friends in Manhattan.
  • 9 [Finance] (on shares) dividendo (masculine) pasivo on o at call a la vista
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The bank could issue the contingent capital component of its planned £7.8 billion capital call as early as this summer, according to debt bankers.
    • With potential bank losses barely covered by the European Stability Mechanism's 60 billion euros of bank rescue funds, what might happen when banks admit this can't continue, and loan losses trigger new capital calls?
    • Conceptually, an overdraft is repayable at call or on demand, whereas a loan is granted for a fixed period of time.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • By tracking the daily and weekly volume of puts and calls in the U.S. stock market, we can gauge the feelings of traders.
    • Put options should increase in value and calls should drop as the stock price falls.
    • The rule for creating synthetics is that the strike price and expiration date of the calls and puts must be identical.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (shout) llamar to call sb's name llamar a algn didn't you hear us calling you? ¿no oíste que te estábamos llamando? to call the roll o register [Sch] pasar lista he calls the numbers at bingo canta los números en el bingo to call time (British English/inglés británico) anunciar la hora de cerrar ([ en un pub ]) the ball was called in/out (tennis) declararon buena/mala la pelota
  • 2 [police/taxi/doctor] llamar he was called to her office lo llamaron para que fuera a su oficina to call a strike/meeting llamar a or convocar* una huelga/reunión
  • 4 (name, describe as) llamar we call her Betty la llamamos or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) le decimos Betty what are you going to call the baby? ¿qué nombre le van a poner al bebé? what is this called in Italian? ¿cómo se llama esto en italiano? to call sb names insultar a algn are you calling me a liar? ¿me estás llamando mentiroso? he calls himself an artist, but … se dice or se considera un artista pero … what sort of time do you call this? ¿éstas son horas de llegar? she can hardly be called beautiful no puede decirse que sea bonita how could you call yourself her friend? ¿cómo puedes decir que eres amiga suya? I didn't have anything I could call my own no tenía nada que de verdad fuera mío I don't call that difficult yo no diría que es difícil I call that a waste of time eso es lo que yo llamo una pérdida de tiempo shall we call it $30? digamos or pongamos que treinta dólares

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 [person] llamar the dog comes when I call el perro viene cuando (lo) llamoto call to sb she called to me for help/to fetch a cloth me llamó para que la ayudara/para que le llevara un trapo duty calls el deber me llama
  • 2 (by telephone, radio) llamar who's calling, please? ¿de parte de quién, por favor? Madrid calling aquí Madrid
  • 3 (visit) venir*, pasar thanks for calling gracias por venir he called while I was out vino or pasó cuando yo no estaba please call again gracias por su visita

Verbos con partícula

call around

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
1.1 [Telecom] llamar ([ a varias personas ]) 1.2call round 1

call at

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
the ship called at Tangier el barco hizo escala en Tánger this train calls at all stations este tren para en todas las estaciones I called at your place yesterday ayer pasé por tu casa

call away

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
she was called away from the meeting la llamaron y tuvo que salir de la reunión he was called away on business tuvo que ausentarse por motivos de trabajo

call back

[Telecom] verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio can I call you back? ¿puedo llamarte más tarde? she never calls you back nunca te devuelve la llamada 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 2.1 [Telecom] volver* a llamar 2.2 [traveling salesman] volver* a pasar

call down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (invoke) [curses/wrath] invocar* 1.2 (reprimand) (American English/inglés norteamericano) hacerle* una llamada de atención a

call for

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
1.1 (need, require) [skill/courage] requerir*, exigir* you won? this calls for champagne! ¿ganaste? ¡esto hay que celebrarlo con champán! that last remark wasn't called for ese último comentario estuvo de más or no era necesario 1.2 (demand) pedir* he called for restraint hizo un llamamiento or llamado (Latin America/América Latina) a la moderación 1.3 (request) [reserves/reinforcements] llamar 1.4 (shout for) pedir* ([ a gritos ]) 1.5 (collect) [goods/person] pasar a buscar or a recoger I'll call for you at seven te pasaré a buscar or recoger a las siete

call forth

verb + adverb + object/verbo + adverbio + complemento
[formal] [protest/criticism] provocar*, dar* lugar a; [emotion] inspirar

call in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (summon) [expert/plumber/doctor] llamar 1.2 (withdraw) retirar de circulación 1.3 [Finance] [debt/loan] exigir* el pago inmediato de; [library books] solicitar la devolución de he had to call in all his political IOUs tuvo que recurrir a todos los que le debían favores políticos 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 2.1 (visit)to call in (on sb) shall we call in on the Rowsons? ¿por qué no pasamos a ver or a visitar a los Rowson?, ¿por qué no les hacemos una visita a los Rowson? Ingrid called in while you were out (British English/inglés británico) Ingrid pasó or vino cuando no estabas 2.2 (telephone) llamar

call off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (cancel) [game/meeting/marriage] suspender; [strike] suspender, desconvocar* if that's how you feel, let's call the whole thing off mira, si eso es lo que piensas mejor olvidémoslo 1.2 (order to stop) [men] retirar; [dog] llamar

call on

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
1.1 (visit) pasar a ver or a visitar a, visitar 1.2call upon

call out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (summon) [guard/fire brigade] llamar; [army] hacer* intervenir a we had to call the doctor out in the middle of the night tuvimos que hacer venir al médico en la mitad de la noche 1.2 (on strike) (British English/inglés británico) llamar a la huelga 1.3 (utter) he called out her name la llamó, pronunció su nombre [literary/literario]

call round

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
1.1 (visit) (British English/inglés británico) pasar Clare called round this afternoon Clare pasó or vino esta tarde 1.2 (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) [Telecom] call around 1

call up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (cause to return) [memory/image] traer* a la memoria, evocar* [literary/literario]; [spirits] invocar*, llamar 1.2 (telephone) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) llamar 1.3 [Military/Militar] (often passive/frecuentemente en voz pasiva) llamar (a filas)

call upon

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
1.1 (invite) invitar I should like to call upon the chairman to make a speech quisiera invitar al señor presidente a que diga unas palabras 1.2 (appeal to) apelar a we call upon all people of goodwill to … apelamos a todas las personas de buena voluntad para que …

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