Phrasal Verbs

call out

This page is about the phrasal verb call out


If you call out, you use a loud voice to tell something to someone who's far away, or tell something to a large group.


shout, yell out

For example

  • call out If you need some help, call out and I'll come over.

  • call sth out Wait until the lady calls your number out, then go to the counter.

  • call out sth The teacher called out all the students' names.

Nouns often used as objects with call out: name, number, answer

Quick Quiz

I didn't know you were calling out. I didn't

a. understand you

b. see you

c. hear you

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