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phrases using the word call
Call it quits
To give up an attempt to do something
Both presidents were for the merger but they were
forced to call it quits when their shareholders voted it down.
Call one's bluff
To expose one's false threat
Our boss called Sekine-san's bluff; she said she'd
quit if she didn't get transferred to New York, but she didn't.
Call the shots
T make the decisions, be in control
Tanaka-san may have the title of President, but
Honda-san, the largest shareholder, calls the shots.
Call it a day
To stop working for the rest of the day
Why don't we double-check these last ten pages of
financial projections and then call it a day?
Call a spade a spade
To speak frankly
If you want to know what is really going on at the
factory, talk to Hayashi-san; he will call a spade a spade.