call on


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Synonyms for call on

have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to

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She sang her praises, insisted that her son must call on her, expressed a wish to see her often, but yet always became ill-humored when she began to talk about her.
She is a very admirable and excellent young woman," said she, "and you must go and call on her.
Though she had firmly resolved not to call on the Rostovs again and to forget the whole matter, she felt herself all the time in an awkward position.
When Kearns laid down his hand it showed a bobtail flush, while Harnish's hand proved that he had had the nerve to call on a pair of tens.
She does part-time social work, which leads her to call on a senile American woman (Grace Zabriskie) in her trashed-out home.