put out a call for (someone or something)

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put out a call for (someone or something)

To publicize that one is looking for or in need of someone or something. We need to put out a call for a new bass player, and quick—we have our next gig in a week! The officer on the scene put out a call for back-up, and I responded. By the time I got here, though, the perp was gone.
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