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Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To call'
Idioms - Verb 'To call'
|to call a halt to something||suspender algo|
|to call a spade a spade||llamar al pan, pan y al vino, vino|
|to call in sick||dar parte de enfermo|
|to call it a day||terminar, dejar para otro día|
|to call it quits||terminar, quedar en paz|
|to call someone names||insultar a alguien|
- It started to rain so we had to call the parade to a halt.
- Jack's really straight-forward, he really calls a spade a spade.
- Emily's not coming to work today, she called in sick.
- We've been working for hours, you're all tired, let's call it a day.
- Jo and Bill decided to call it quits, they broke up.
- All of a sudden, Peter started to call me names, I was shocked!
|to call someone's bluff||descubrirle a alguien la farolada|
|to call something into question||poner algo en duda|
|to call something to mind||acordarse de algo|
|to call the shots/tune||mandar, tener la última palabra|
|to call to account||pedirle cuentas a alguien|
|to call to heel||poner a alguien en vereda|
- I knew the thief had a fake gun so I called his bluff.
- If you accuse my father of murder you're calling his innocence into question!
- Every time I hear Bob Marley it calls my trip to Jamaica to mind.
- Dr. McNeill, our chief of surgery, is the one who calls the shots.
- The teacher called me to account for something I didn't do! That's not fair!
- The new secretary thought she could do whatever she wanted but the boss called her to heel.