"We're supposed to pay a courtesy call, thank the man for the use of the property."
Yes, I think a courtesy call is quite the right thing to do.
"We simply didn't get a courtesy call before he gave a contract out to other people."
It turned out to be something other than a simple courtesy call.
"They should have given us a courtesy call," she said.
He hadn't yet paid a courtesy call on the Governor, but that would have to wait.
A courtesy call, the captain had told me, but that didn't quite hold water.
And you should have paid a courtesy call on me.
I want her to believe that you're just passing through and stopped by to pay a courtesy call.
In the end, the encounter turned out to be little more than a courtesy call.