call around



call around (about someone or something)

to telephone a number of different people in succession about something. I'll call around about Tom and see if I can find out anything.
See also: around, call

call around

v.
1. To telephone several people, usually to get or give some information: I called around to all the hospitals trying to locate my injured friend.
2. To invite someone for a visit, especially by calling them on the telephone: I've been trying to call you around for dinner, but you never seem to be home!
See also: around, call

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Fihr-Arabic
HugoOO-go (Spanish), HYOO-go (English), HUY-kho (Dutch), HOO-go (German)Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic (
Fayvel-Yiddish
Ireneuszee-re-NE-uwshPolish
Nikolina-Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Yaen-Hebrew