Definition of 'on call'
Example sentences containing 'on call'
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Then we were on call one night in three or four. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Staff are on call throughout the day and guests are asked to hand over all mobile devices. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He has no regrets on calling it a day. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We were too old to go on calling each other boyfriend and girlfriend so we got married. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Correct the source of the problem and the effect on call centres will be minimised. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Being on call at night was very demanding, she added. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We had doctors on call, we could fly people anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The doctor on call arrived on her moped in 20 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a pool of about 200 civil servants who are on call to work in conflict zones. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They go on calling when the young have left the nest, and the young by now call back. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A huge 58 per cent of their mobile bill goes on calls to their mums. The Sun (2010)He usually arrives at work at 8am, spending much of the day on calls to staff around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Used Occasionally. on call is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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