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calling British & World English

The action or sound of calling

calling English Thesaurus

those who have a special calling to minister to others' needs

call British & World English

Cry out to (someone) in order to summon them or attract their attention

calling card British & World English

A card bearing a person’s name and address, sent or left in lieu of a formal social or business visit

name-calling British & World English

Abusive language or insults

the pot calling the kettle black British & World English

Used to convey that the criticisms a person is aiming at someone else could equally well apply to themselves

call at in call British & World English

(Of a train or coach) stop at (a specified station or stations) on a particular route

call on in call British & World English

Pay a visit to (someone)

call for British & World English

Make necessary

call on British & World English

Pay a visit to (someone)

catcall British & World English

Make a catcall

cold-call British & World English

Make an unsolicited visit or telephone call to (someone), in an attempt to sell goods or services

time British & World English

The moment at which the opening hours of a pub end

call collect in call British & World English

Make a phone call reversing the charges

call someone in in call British & World English

Enlist someone’s aid or services

call something in in call British & World English

Require payment of a loan or promise of money

call something up in call British & World English

Summon for use something that is stored or kept available

call collect British & World English

Make a phone call reversing the charges

call someone in British & World English

Enlist someone’s aid or services

call something in British & World English

Require payment of a loan or promise of money

call something up British & World English

Summon for use something that is stored or kept available

call shotgun in shotgun British & World English

Claim the right to sit in the front passenger seat of a vehicle on a particular journey

call shotgun British & World English

Claim the right to sit in the front passenger seat of a vehicle on a particular journey

call someone/thing down in call British & World English

Cause or provoke someone or something to appear or occur

call someone/thing off in call British & World English

Order a person or dog to stop attacking someone

call something off in call British & World English

Cancel an event or agreement

call someone out in call British & World English

Summon someone to deal with an emergency or to do repairs

call something over in call British & World English

Read out a list of names to determine those present

call someone/thing down British & World English

Cause or provoke someone or something to appear or occur

call someone/thing off British & World English

Order a person or dog to stop attacking someone

call something off British & World English

Cancel an event or agreement

call someone out British & World English

Summon someone to deal with an emergency or to do repairs

call something over British & World English

Read out a list of names to determine those present

call a halt in halt1 British & World English

Demand or order a stop

call a halt British & World English

Demand or order a stop

call someone's bluff in bluff1 British & World English

Challenge someone to carry out a stated intention, in the expectation of being able to expose it as a pretence

call someone's bluff British & World English

Challenge someone to carry out a stated intention, in the expectation of being able to expose it as a pretence

call the shots in call British & World English

Take the initiative in deciding how something should be done

call something forth in call British & World English

Elicit a specified response

call someone out on something in call British & World English

Draw critical attention to someone’s unacceptable actions or behaviour

call the shots British & World English

Take the initiative in deciding how something should be done


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