call to (one)(redirected from call to one)
call to (one)
1. To shout to one in an attempt to draw their attention. 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.
2. To beckon, tempt, or attract one; to be inviting or enticing to one. After living in this small town my whole life, the thought of exploring the world is calling to me. The promise of easy money has called to many a misguided youth. I'm going to the mall. There is a big sale that has been calling to me for a while now.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
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?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.