pay a call on

pay a call on (someone or something)

To visit someone or something. We need to pay a call on grandma and find out how her trip to Florida was.
See also: call, on, pay

pay a call on someone

to visit someone. Grandmother always paid us a call on Sundays. Let's pay a call on Mary at the hospital.
See also: call, on, pay
References in classic literature ?
Bast, 'I have to pay a call on some friends,' and Mrs.