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  • 1 call for — phrasal 1. to call (as at one s house) to get < I ll call for you after dinner > 2. to require as necessary or appropriate < the job calls for typing skills > < the design calls for three windows > …

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  • 2 call for — {v.} 1. To come or go to get (someone or something). * /John called for Mary to take her to the dance./ Syn.: PICK UP. 2. To need; require. * /The cake recipe calls for two cups of flour./ * /Success in school calls for much hard study./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 call for — {v.} 1. To come or go to get (someone or something). * /John called for Mary to take her to the dance./ Syn.: PICK UP. 2. To need; require. * /The cake recipe calls for two cups of flour./ * /Success in school calls for much hard study./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 Call For Action — is the name given to telephone help lines maintained by many radio stations in the United States, beginning in the 1960s and 1970s.The lines serve as a kind of ombudsman or public service function; callers would contact the station via a special… …

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  • 5 Call for Help — This article is about the TV series. For information about help calls, see Distress signal. Call for Help Second Call for Help logo …

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  • 6 Call for the Dead — infobox Book | name = Call for the Dead title orig = translator = image caption = author = John le Carré illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = George Smiley genre = Crime, Spy novel publisher = Gollancz …

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  • 7 Call for bids — A call for bids, call for tenders, invitation to tender (ITT), or invitation of tenders (often called tender for short) is a special procedure for generating competing offers from different bidders looking to obtain an award of business activity… …

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  • 8 Call for the Saint — infobox Book | name = Call for the Saint title orig = translator = image caption = 1964 Hodder reprint edition author = Leslie Charteris cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = The Saint genre = Mystery, Novellas… …

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  • 9 Call for papers — A call for papers (CFP) is a method used in academic and other contexts for collecting book or journal articles or conference presentations. A CFP usually is sent to interested parties, describing the broad theme, the occasion for the CFP,… …

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  • 10 call for fire — A request for fire containing data necessary for obtaining the required fire on a target …

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  • 11 To call for — Call Call, v. i. 1. To speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name; sometimes with to. [1913 Webster] You must call to the nurse. Shak. [1913 Webster] The angel of God called to Hagar. Gen. xxi. 17. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a demand,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Last Call for Vitriol — Infobox Album | Name = Last Call for Vitriol Type = Album Artist = Superdrag Released = July 9 2002 Recorded = Stealth Studios, Knoxville, Tennessee, by Brian Jacobus and Don Coffey, Jr. Genre = Rock/punk Length = 45:43 Label = Arena Rock… …

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  • 13 A Call For Unity — was a letter written on April 12, 1963 by eight white clergymen local to Birmingham, Alabama and published in a local newspaper. The writers urged an end to the Negro demonstrations directed and led in part by outsiders that were taking place in… …

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  • 14 Call of Duty 3 — Developer(s) Treyarch Publisher(s) Activision Designer(s) …

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  • 15 Call — Call, v. i. 1. To speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name; sometimes with to. [1913 Webster] You must call to the nurse. Shak. [1913 Webster] The angel of God called to Hagar. Gen. xxi. 17. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a demand,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Call — Call, n. 1. The act of calling; usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle s call. Call of the trumpet. Shak. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Call bird — Call Call, n. 1. The act of calling; usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle s call. Call of the trumpet. Shak.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Call boy — Call Call, n. 1. The act of calling; usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle s call. Call of the trumpet. Shak.… …

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  • 19 Call note — Call Call, n. 1. The act of calling; usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle s call. Call of the trumpet. Shak.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Call of the house — Call Call, n. 1. The act of calling; usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle s call. Call of the trumpet. Shak.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English