To call on

To make a short visit to; as, call on a friend.
- Marryat.
To appeal to; to invite; to request earnestly; as, to call upon a person to make a speech.
To solicit payment, or make a demand, of a debt.
To invoke or play to; to worship; as, to call upon God.

See also: Call, Call, Call, Call

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She does part-time social work, which leads her to call on a senile American woman (Grace Zabriskie) in her trashed-out home.