Call Up

How to Conjugate Call Up

  • Infinitive: Call Up
  • Present Tense: Call Up/ Calls Up
  • -ing Form: Calling Up
  • Past Tense: Called Up
  • Past Participle: Called Up
Call Up is a separable and non-separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Call Up:

1. To be chosen to take part in a military mission.

Examples: Back in the day, men were randomly called up and obligated to go fight in a war.
When you join the military, you could get called up to go overseas for a couple of years.

2. To telephone someone.

Examples: I miss being able to call up my grandma and listen to her funny stories.
I want to talk to someone, but there is no one to call up.

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