English phrasal verb lessons: call after, call off, call back
– return a phone call
- – Brrr Brrrrr ” Hi, John? I’m sorry I can’t talk now, I’ll call you back in half-an-hour, OK?”
- – Mum! Dad phoned earlier, can you call him back?
- – The weather was so bad that they had to call the football match off.
- – John and Mary decided to call off their wedding. They weren’t sure that they wanted to be together.
– give a child the same name as someone or something else
- – Their first son, Leo, is called after the father’s favourite footballer.
- – the “sandwich” was called after John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich.
We have many other lessons and exercises with phrasal verbs and English idioms. One example is Cry which is used in a number of well-known English expressions such as crybaby, cry wolf and a far cry There are more lessons with other verbs in the Phrasal Verb Index it includes run and think. If you want, you can practise by doing these exercises