There are 2 main translations of call in in Spanish:

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call in

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (summon)
    1.2 (withdraw)
    retirar de circulación
    1.3 (Finance)
    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
  • 2verb + adverb 2.1 (visit)to call in (on somebody)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)
    Ingrid pasó or vino cuando no estabas
    2.2 (telephone)
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There are 2 main translations of call in in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /kɔl ɪn/


  • (American English)
    (programa de radio o TV en el que el público participa por teléfono)
    Example sentences
    • However, in this case, we heard all the talk shows and radio call-ins attacking Amber simply because she had a makeover.
    • Allowing guests to speak freely was radical enough, but then he introduced viewer call-ins.
    • This was articulated very clearly on call-in radio programmes after the local elections.

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