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 ?
Let us turn our backs upon duty and abandon ourselves to the delights and advantages which beckon from every grove and call to us from every shining hill.
I may not be able to do magic myself, but I can call to us a powerful friend who loves me because I own the Love Magnet, and this friend surely will be able to help us.
For weeks afterward, whenever Jake and I met Antonia on her way to the post-office, or going along the road with her work-team, she would clap her hands and call to us in a spiteful, crowing voice:
She had only just spoken those cruel words when there came a call to us from Mr.
They call to us for aid, though our ears are not open; they say, 'Forget us not' When they see the spirit of this Mohican toiling after them with his burden, they will know we are of that mind.
We sought them out for so many years, and this time they made the phone call to us,'' said Mary Tanner, the city's performing arts manager.