One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I thought I might call on her later today’
visit, pay a visit to, pay a call on, go and see, look in on
North American visit with, go see
informal look up, drop in on, pop in on
2‘he called on the government to hold a plebiscite’
appeal to, ask, request, apply to, petition
beg, implore, entreat, beseech, plead with
3‘we are able to call on academic staff with a wide variety of expertise’
have recourse to, avail oneself of, turn to, draw on, look to, make use of, use, utilize, bring into play
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