call to (someone)

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call to (someone)

To shout to someone in an attempt to draw attention to oneself. I called to my best friend when I saw her walking down the street, but she had headphones on and couldn't hear me. I had so many grocery bags to bring inside that I had to call to my husband to come help.
See also: call

call to someone

to shout to get someone's attention. I called to Fred, but he didn't hear me. Did you hear me call to you?
See also: call
References in classic literature ?
Here we had been inevitably taken had not a man called to us from the shore and informed us that among those fishing-boats there, some crusiers would make us a prize.
When we were come within six yards of their boat they called to us to stay, and not to approach further, which we did.