summon (one) to

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summon (one) to

1. To demand or instruct that one come to or appear at some place or thing. The president summoned the congressional leader to his office to explain the status of the tax legislation. He summoned me to the front of the class to read the note out loud.
2. To demand or instruct that one do something; to order one to take a particular action. I summoned the criminal to lay down his weapon and surrender. The boss summoned him to deliver the package himself.
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summon someone to someone or something

to order or request someone to come to someone or something. Uncle Fred summoned the waitress to him. He summoned her to our table.
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References in classic literature ?
In the middle of this fresh tale Pierre was summoned to the commander in chief.
HAVING been summoned to serve as a juror, a Prominent Citizen sent a physician's certificate stating that he was afflicted with softening of the brain.
I was not long in finding one, nor, being an industrious phrase-maker, did I waste my time, for, before I was summoned to behold Nicolete in all her boyhood, I had found occasion and moonlight to remark to my pocket-book that, Though all the world has heard the song of the Nightingale to the Rose, only the Nightingale has heard the answer of the Rose.
In addition Home Minister Imran Abdullah is also to be summoned to the parliament to inquire about the actions taken by the Ministry to prevent the actions police officers took on the day former President Nasheed resigned.
Meanwhile, another CNRP official in Battambang province has been summoned to court for a second time.
US Ambassador Sung Kim was summoned to Malacaaang in February 2018 to explain the World Threat Assessment report, which included Duterte as a regional threat.
Shehbaz was arrested by NAB inside its Lahore office where he was summoned to record his statement before a combined investigations team in connection with the Punjab Saaf Pani Company case.
According to reporter, Aaqib Javed, an accredited journalist working with daily Kashmir Observer, has been summoned to New Delhi by NIA, notorious for implicating Kashmiris in fake cases.
Lawyer Nelson Havi has been summoned to the DCI headquarters to shed light on the confiscation on Miguna Miguna's Canadian passport.
NAB sources told private news channel that Nawaz Sharif has been summoned to record his statement in a corruption case regarding the misuse of authority to construct a road from Raiwind to Jati Umra.
LAHORE: Former premierNawaz Sharifwho has been summoned to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to record his statement in a corruption case regarding the misuse of authority to construct a road from Raiwind to Jati Umra was served hissummons at the security checkpoint outside his residence in Raiwind.According to reports, NAB officials were not allowed to go inside the estate of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to issue him a summons who then submitted the summons at the security checkpoint outside Jati Umra.
HJ, Doha Answer: According to Article 268 of Civil and Commercial Procedure Law, if the witness has been properly summoned to appear before court and fails to do so, the court shall sentence him to a fine of QR200.
In a summon dated July 12, 2017, issued at 9.39 am, Jaffna based journalist has been summoned to be present at the Organized Crime Division Colombo over a media event he covered of Northern Provincial Council Member and TELO National Organiser M.K.
* The paper says that public figures that critically observe the Government's work have recently been summoned to the Interior Ministry.