call (someone's) attention to


call (someone's) attention to
call (someone’s) attention to phrase
to make someone notice and think about a person or thing

a demonstration that was intended to call attention to the plight of endangered species

I’d like to call your attention to exhibit A.

Thesaurus: to mention something, or to be mentionedsynonym to admit that something is truesynonym
Main entry: call

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • call — call1 [ kɔl ] verb *** ▸ 1 ask/tell someone to come ▸ 2 shout to someone ▸ 3 telephone someone ▸ 4 describe someone/something ▸ 5 use a name for someone/something ▸ 6 say/announce something loudly ▸ 7 organize something ▸ 8 of animals ▸ 9 say… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • call */*/*/ — I UK [kɔːl] / US [kɔl] verb Word forms call : present tense I/you/we/they call he/she/it calls present participle calling past tense called past participle called 1) a) [transitive] to use a particular name or title for someone call someone… …   English dictionary

  • call — /kɔl / (say kawl) verb (t) 1. to cry out in a loud voice. 2. (of a bird or other animal) to utter (its characteristic cry). 3. to announce; proclaim: to call a halt. 4. to read over (a roll or list) in a loud voice. 5. to attract the attention of …   Australian English dictionary

  • call — call1 W1S1 [ko:l US ko:l] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(telephone)¦ 2¦(describe)¦ 3¦(have a name)¦ 4¦(give somebody/something a name)¦ 5¦(ask/order by speaking)¦ 6¦(arrange)¦ 7¦(say/shout)¦ 8 call yourself something 9 call the shots/tune …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • call — 1 verb HAVE/USE A NAME 1 (T) be called sth to have a particular name or title: They have a three year old son called Matthew. | What was that book called? 2 (T) to use a particular name or title when you speak to someone: My name s Alan, but you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • call — verb 1》 cry out to (someone) in order to summon them or attract their attention.     ↘telephone.     ↘bring (a witness) into court to give evidence.     ↘Bridge make (a particular bid) during the auction. 2》 (of an animal, especially a bird) make …   English new terms dictionary

  • call*/*/*/ — [kɔːl] verb I 1) [T] to use a particular name or title for someone or something They called the area the Gold Coast.[/ex] The book was called The Journey.[/ex] Her name s Elizabeth, but we call her Liz.[/ex] 2) [T] to describe or refer to someone …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • call — [[t]kɔ͟ːl[/t]] ♦ calls, calling, called 1) VERB If you call someone or something by a particular name or title, you give them that name or title. [V n n] I always wanted to call the dog Mufty for some reason... [V n n] Doctor... Will you please… …   English dictionary

  • call — [[t]kɔl[/t]] v. t. 1) to cry out in a loud voice: to call someone s name[/ex] 2) to summon or invite to come: to call a witness; to call the family to dinner[/ex] 3) to communicate or try to communicate with by telephone 4) to rouse from sleep,… …   From formal English to slang

  • call out — phrasal verb Word forms call out : present tense I/you/we/they call out he/she/it calls out present participle calling out past tense called out past participle called out 1) [intransitive/transitive] to shout something, especially when you are… …   English dictionary