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"Coming to call"



 
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"Coming to call" #1 (permalink) Mon Feb 15, 2010 17:38 pm   "Coming to call"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #324 "English Slang Idioms (45)", question 7

He heard the clergyman coming to ......... and decided to pretend that he wasn't home.

(a) door
(b) ring
(c) meet
(d) call

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #324 "English Slang Idioms (45)", answer 7

He heard the clergyman coming to call and decided to pretend that he wasn't home.

Correct answer: (d) call

Your answer was: incorrect
He heard the clergyman coming to ring and decided to pretend that he wasn't home.
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Could someone explain the meaning of "coming to call" please?
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"Coming to call" #2 (permalink) Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:14 am   "Coming to call"
 

Coming to call = coming for a visit
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