Translation of summon in Spanish:
- 1.1 (send for)(servant/waiter)mandar llamar (Latin America)(police/doctor)(help/reinforcements)(meeting/parliament)the Prime Minister summoned his cabinetshe summoned me to her sideel Primer Ministro convocó al gabineteme llamó a su ladoExample sentences
- She studied him as he summoned the waitress and ordered more tea, and found what she saw to her liking.
- She's been looking for a new job for over 2 years so when she found out she'd got this one, she summoned me round immediately to drink champagne with her.
- It tasted great too, so it was with heavy heart that I summoned a waiter over and told him I had never ordered rabbit before and I simply did not like the taste.
Example sentences1.2 (Law)
- Several people reported that it was only when a symptom in common with the previous acute myocardial infarction occurred that they summoned medical help.
- ‘Not one of the boys went to his aid, or thereafter summoned help, or displayed any concern for their hapless victim,’ said Mr Martin.
- In the bedroom and bathroom are other safety gadgets - alarms that automatically summon help if the floor floods, or if the wearer takes a fall.
Example sentences1.3→ summon up
- The holding has filed in court several objections; the main being that the meeting was summoned by a management not listed in the Trade Register.
- He summoned a family meeting to plot a fightback.
- Manda proposed that the ZRFU should summon a meeting of councillors to discuss the change of tenure of office from two to four years and then hold elections for new office bearers.
- Two months before I was due to leave the area I was summoned as a witness to give evidence at the High Court in defence of a patient.
- In order to do this effectively it may be given powers equivalent to those of the High Court to summon witnesses, send for documents, administer oaths, etc.
- Following a raid on Chang's residence and office on Friday, prosecutors summoned him to appear for questioning yesterday.
- 1.1 (gather)
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