see call on.
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How to use call upon in a sentence
Today, the Republicans can call upon an array of minority senators, governors, and congressmen.
It is useful, as a society, to have, among its components, the perspective of a soldier, and to have his training to call upon.What the Forward Prize Doesn’t Recognize About Poets | Mandy Kahn | July 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The editors of the National Review call upon Pope Francis to live up to his chosen name.
I tried really hard to call upon Meggie Mac, my alter ego, the perfect, polite, and smiling daughter-of.
No matter how many experts they call upon, this is a foolish way to revise textbooks.
He takes a turn up and down the room, looks at the music, and if the piece interests him, he will call upon you.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
The very exclusiveness of the society makes it impossible for us to call upon the school in general for help.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
I'm going there myself, and there couldn't be a better time than this for all of us to call upon our new neighbors.Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
Victor expressed his desire and intention to call upon Miss Highcamp at the first opportunity which presented itself.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Within the next week, you should call upon your hostess, if it is the first party you have attended at her house.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley