call+for

  • 1call for — an appeal or demand for. → call call for require; demand. → call call for stop to collect. → call …

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  • 2call for — (something) 1. to demand something. Officials called for an investigation. 2. to require something. The recipe calls for 12 pounds of tomatoes, onions, sausage, and some herbs. I didn t know if that kind of comment was what was called for. 3. to… …

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  • 3call for — ► call for require; demand. Main Entry: ↑call …

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  • 4call for — [v] demand; entail ask for, inquire, involve, lack, necessitate, need, occasion, request, require, suggest, want; concept 646 …

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  • 5call for — index command, demand, desire, entail, exact, market (demand), necessitate, request …

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  • 6call for — verb 1. express the need or desire for; ask for (Freq. 24) She requested an extra bed in her room She called for room service • Syn: ↑request, ↑bespeak, ↑quest • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 7call for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms call for : present tense I/you/we/they call for he/she/it calls for present participle calling for past tense called for past participle called for 1) call for something to say publicly that something must… …

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  • 8call for — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you call for someone, you go to the building where they are, so that you can both go somewhere. [V P n] I shall be calling for you at seven o clock. Syn: pick up 2) PHRASAL VERB If you call for something, you demand that it… …

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  • 9call 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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  • 10call for — phr verb Call for is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑campaign, ↑congress, ↑Congressman, Congresswoman, ↑demonstration, ↑demonstrator, ↑document, ↑forecast, ↑manifesto, ↑occasion, ↑petition, ↑ …

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  • 11call for — desperate times call for desperate measures Syn: require, need, necessitate; justify, warrant …

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  • 12Call 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&#8230; …

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  • 13Call for Papers — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Call for Papers (CFP) es un método usado en academic y otros contextos para recoger los artículos del libro o de diario o las presentaciones de la conferencia. Un CFP se envía generalmente a las partes interesadas,&#8230; …

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  • 14call for order — (also call sb/sth to order) ► MEETINGS, LAW to ask people in a meeting or law court to be quiet so that the meeting or legal action can continue: »The senator called the Judiciary Committee meeting to order. »A deputy called for order in the&#8230; …

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  • 15call for somebody — ˈcall for sb derived (especially BrE) to collect sb in order to go somewhere • I ll call for you at 7 o clock. Main entry: ↑callderived …

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  • 16call for something — call for (something) 1. to demand something. Officials called for an investigation. 2. to require something. The recipe calls for 12 pounds of tomatoes, onions, sausage, and some herbs. I didn t know if that kind of comment was what was called&#8230; …

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