English version

call down something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcall down something phrasal verb formal to ask for someone, especially a god, to make something unpleasant happen to someone or something on/upon He called down vengeance on them. call→ See Verb table
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call down The estancia originally was called Down East.Then I heard him call down from the attic for me to open the stairs door wide.It has been called down south for duty owing to the weight restrictions on the Henley branch.In 1895 Sunderland was added to the ports of call down the East Coast now being served by four steamers.He wanted to scream and shout, beat the wall and call down the forces of destruction.You newcomers call down there the Lower Forty-eight.Every so often an employee would be called down to the security office and never be heard from again.He spoke softly, as though any loudness here would call down trouble.call on/uponShe told me all about you and Gittel, and how you called down the curse on Gittel's female line.He called down curses on her head, ordered her on his authority as her father to open that door!
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Verb table
call
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycall
he, she, itcalls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycalled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave called
he, she, ithas called
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad called
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill call
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have called
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam calling
he, she, itis calling
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you, we, theyare calling
Past
I, he, she, itwas calling
you, we, theywere calling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been calling
he, she, ithas been calling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been calling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be calling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been calling
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