Learn how to use called in a English sentence. Over 100 hand-picked examples.
Rye was called the grain of poverty.
If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn't be called research, would it?
You need not to have called me up so late at night.
Meg called you during your absence.
Didn't you hear your name called?
Had I known your telephone number, I would have called you.
We were just talking about you when you called.
Arriving at the airport, I called her up.
With horse racing and such, these are called "stakes". For this meaning the plural form is often used.
Old friends called on me.
Urgent business has called him away.
The chairman called the committee to order.
The stock market is often called a dangerous one.
I called at Nancy's house on my way home from school.
He called his father as he went up the stairs.
Each member was called upon.
We called upon him for a speech.
To our great disappointment, the game was called off.
It is without justification that money has been called one of the greatest inventions of man.
Hanako called his bluff.
Everyone called out to the singer for an encore.
Hundreds of people called or wrote to the Gorilla Foundation.
Not knowing what to do, I called my mother for advice.
Mr. So-and-so called today.
The picnic was called off because of the rain.
On arriving at the station, I called a friend of mine.
On his arrival at the station, he called a taxi.
Arriving at the station, she called up her brother.
I called my mother up from the station.
I was called on in English class.
In case of rain, the athletic meeting will be called off.
We called off the game on account of rain.
The game was called off on account of the rain.
The baseball game was called off due to rain.
It was raining and the game was called off.
The game was called off because it rained.
It rained heavily, and consequently the baseball game was called off.
The doctor called him back.
Everything that has meaning can be called language.
The committee called on all nations to work side-by-side to curb air pollution.
She called me up, as I had expected.
I heard my name called in the dark.
Somebody called my name in the dark.
The river which flows through London is called the Thames.
The rock concert was called off because the singer fell ill.
Linda was called back from college by her father's sudden illness.
Rugby is a sport which is never called off by rain.
The lion is called the king of animals.
The game will be called off if it rains tomorrow.
If he had known her phone number, he could have called her up.
If it rains, the excursion will be called off.
Have you called her yet?
Mary had been knitting for an hour when I called.
Ming called her friend yesterday evening.
Everybody called me Tony in those days.
Mary called him every name she could think of.
Mayuko called me back.
Margaret is called Meg for short.
Mr White called his assistant over and said the following:
Few of the trippers called in at the ghost town of New York.
I had hardly checked in at the hotel when he called me.
The boss called him out for his blunders.
The boss called Jim into his office and gave him his pink slip.
Paula was called away on urgent business.
She got into hot water when her boyfriend called her at work.
The football game might be called off on account of rain.
Mr Ford is what is called a self-made man.
Ping-Pong is also called table tennis.
Bill got mad and called Dick names.
Bill called me last night.
The picnic was called off because of rain.
Paris is called the City of Lights. Many beautiful buildings are lit at night.
Harry called at Tony's house.
The rose is called the queen of flowers.
While getting off the bus, she heard her name called.
The hiking was called off because of the rain.
Yes. He had just come home when I called.
We called the party a great success.
The screw, the lever, the wedge, the pulley, etc. are called simple machines.
The game was called off because it suddenly started raining.
New York is called the Big Apple.
Napoleon called the English a nation of shopkeepers.
Why is it called "loon"?
Why is autumn called "fall" in America?
Tom called to her across the street.
Tom was called down by his boss for coming late to work.
Tom's friends called him Mr Money Bags.
What would you like to be called?
These poles, called totem poles, are thought to have been worshipped or constructed for frightening enemies.
Just then she was called to the phone.
It is called sick humor.
Pretty soon along came to the village some strangely dressed people who called themselves surveyors; and they surveyed a line in front of my grandmother's little house.
The track meet was called off on account of the heavy rain.
The baseball game was called off because of rain.
The baseball game was called off on account of the rain.
The army was called to suppress the revolt.
The waiting room was so noisy that I couldn't hear my name called.
The ship is called "Lost Ship."
The baby is called Tom.
In its home country of Germany, the hot dog was called the frankfurter.
The newspaper called for the government to stop inflation.