call back

This page is about the phrasal verb call back.

Meaning: If you call someone back, you return their telephone call.

Synonym: ring back, phone back

For example:

  • call sb back I'll call you back in a few minutes. Someone's at the door.

  • call back She'll call back as soon as she gets any news.

Quick Quiz:

If someone's going to call you back, they're going to

a. email you

b. shout at you

c. telephone you

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