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summon
used in Murder On The Orient Express

9 uses
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Definition
to call forth
The exact meaning of summon can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "summon to court" — officially demand that someone appear in court (call them to court)
  • "summon the team to a meeting" — call upon the team members to attend a meeting
  • "summon help" — call others to come and help
  • "summon her courage" — call forth her courage from within
  • M. Bouc, who was already seated, gated a greeting and summoned his friend to the empty place opposite him.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 — Poirot Refuses a Case (3% in)
  • She desired me to summon her maid.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Evidence (94% in)
  • So that you weren't alarmed when the morning wore on and no summons came?
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 — The Evidence of the Valet (36% in)
  • The conductor of the next coach was summoned.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 — The Evidence of the Russian Princess (16% in)
  • 7 THE EVIDENCE OF COUNT AND COUNTESS ANDRENYI Count and Countess Andrenyi were next summoned.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Evidence of the Count and Countess.... (1% in)
  • Summoned by the attendant, Hildegarde Schmidt came into the restaurant car and stood waiting respectfully.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 — The Evidence of the German Lady's-Maid (26% in)
  • Eh bien, then, you received the summons and you got up.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 — The Evidence of the German Lady's-Maid (43% in)
  • 6 A SECOND INTERVIEW WITH COLONEL ARBUTHNOT Colonel Arbuthnot was clearly annoyed at being summoned to the dining-car for a second interview.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 — A Second Interview with Colonel Arbuthnot (2% in)
  • He rang the bell to summon the conductor; then, as you express it, the wind rose in him-he was afraid of being accused of the crime, and he spoke pretending to be Ratchett.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 — Poirot Propounds Two Solutions (17% in)

There are no more uses of "summon" in Murder On The Orient Express.

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