call by meaning

  "call by" in a sentence
  • call by BrE to stop and visit someone for a short time, especially when you are on your way to somewhere else:
    I just called by to give Guy a message.
    Dan called by today. He says his mother's not well.
    SIMILAR TO: drop by, stop by
  • at call:    [American slang]ad ...
  • call:    Verb: call &n ...
  • call at:    Verb: call atEnter ...


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  1. could you call by on your way home?
  2. the use of a call by name parameter implies a textual substitution of the formal parameter name by the actual parameter.
  3. in turn, you can see a call by an object manager to
  4. once enlisted, calls by clients to commit or abort the
  5. i'll call by at the shops on the way home

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