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Call on vs. call in #1 (permalink) Wed Dec 22, 2004 13:32 pm   Call on vs. call in
 

Test No. incompl/advan-56 "Interviews and Jobs", question 6

She was in such a state of extreme nervousness when she was ......... for the interview that she burst into tears.

(a) called on
(b) called in
(c) called over
(d) called off

Test No. incompl/advan-56 "Interviews and Jobs", answer 6

She was in such a state of extreme nervousness when she was called in for the interview that she burst into tears.

Correct answer: (b) called in

Your answer was: incorrect
She was in such a state of extreme nervousness when she was called on for the interview that she burst into tears.
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Why called on and not called in?
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Call in/on #2 (permalink) Wed Dec 22, 2004 13:53 pm   Call in/on
 

Call on someone means to visit them in their house. Call in means literally to ask someone to come into the room - in this sentence the interview room.
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