Идиомы и фразеологизмы английского со словом call

Словосочетания со словом call

answer one's calling
To fulfill one's destiny in terms of work or profession by doing what one has a talent for.
Don answered his calling when he became a chiropractor. Susy answered her calling when she became a violinist.
answer the call of nature
obey the call of nature
To go to the bathroom to relieve oneself by urinating or defecating.
Ted was hiking in the mountains when suddenly he had to answer the call of nature but since there was no bathroom in the woods, he excused himself and disappeared behind the bushes.
at call
Ready or nearby for use, help, or service; on request.
Thousands of auto insurance agents all over the country are at the insured person's call, wherever he may travel.
At the word of command; at an order or signal.
The dog was trained to come at call.
at one's beck and call
at the beck and call of
Ready and willing to do whatever someone asks; ready to serve at a moment's notice.
Готовность и желание сделать что угодно, что кто-нибудь попросит.
A good parent isn't necessarily always at the child's beck and call.
Parents should not be at the beck and call of their children.
Родители не должны всегда и во всем стремится помогать и подчиняться своим детям.
call a halt
To give a command to stop.
The scouts were tired during the hike, and the scoutmaster called a halt.
When the children's play, got too noisy, their mother called a halt.
call a spade a spade
To call a person or thing a name that is true but not polite; speak bluntly; use the plainest language.
Правдиво и открыто говорить о чем-то, особенно о чем-то сложном.
A boy took some money from Dick's desk and said he borrowed it, but I told him he stole it; I believe in calling a spade a spade.
What I like about the new manager is that he calls a spade a spade - it makes things so much easier for everyone.
Что мне нравится в нашем новом руководителе так это то, что он называет вещи своими именами – так всем гораздо проще.
call down
dress down
To scold.
Jim was called down by his teacher for being late to class.
Mother called Bob down for walking into the kitchen with muddy boots.
call for
To come or go to get (someone or something).
John called for Mary to take her to the dance.
To need; require.
The cake recipe calls for two cups of flour.
Success in school calls for much hard study.
This cake recipe calls for some baking soda, but we don't have any.
The members of Congress called for new laws to regulate the banking industry.