at one's beck and call
phrasal ready to obey one's command immediately

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • at\ one's\ beck\ and\ call — • at one s beck and call • at the beck and call of adj. phr. Ready and willing to do whatever someone asks; ready to serve at a moment s notice. A good parent isn t necessarily always at the child s beck and call …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at one's beck and call — or[at the beck and call of] {adj. phr.} Ready and willing to do whatever someone asks; ready to serve at a moment s notice. * /A good parent isn t necessarily always at the child s beck and call./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's beck and call — or[at the beck and call of] {adj. phr.} Ready and willing to do whatever someone asks; ready to serve at a moment s notice. * /A good parent isn t necessarily always at the child s beck and call./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's beck and call — always ready to serve somebody His eldest daughter is always at his beck and call when he spends an evening at home …   Idioms and examples

  • at one's beck and call — obedient to the wishes of, subject to someone s requests or commands …   English contemporary dictionary

  • be at one's beck and call — be ready to serve someone, be available to fulfill someone s requests …   English contemporary dictionary

  • at\ the\ beck\ and\ call\ of — • at one s beck and call • at the beck and call of adj. phr. Ready and willing to do whatever someone asks; ready to serve at a moment s notice. A good parent isn t necessarily always at the child s beck and call …   Словарь американских идиом

  • wrap someone around one's little finger — have someone at one s beck and call, make someone obedient to one s wishes, cause someone to be subjected to one s requests or commands …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Kant’s moral and political philosophy — Don Becker Practical philosophy, for Kant, is concerned with how one ought to act. His first important work in practical philosophy, Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals, provides Kant’s argument for the fundamental principle of how one ought …   History of philosophy

  • St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador — Not to be confused with Saint John, New Brunswick. St. John s   City   …   Wikipedia

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