call+to+answer

  • 41 call — /kɔl / (say kawl) verb (t) 1. to cry out in a loud voice. 2. (of a bird or other animal) to utter (its characteristic cry). 3. to announce; proclaim: to call a halt. 4. to read over (a roll or list) in a loud voice. 5. to attract the attention of …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 42 Answer Seizure Ratio — ASR (англ. Answer Seizure ratio) и ABR (англ. Answer Bid Ratio) статистические параметры, определяющие качество связи в заданном направлении через определённый узел телефонии (или IP телефонии). ASR и ABR определёны Международным союзом …

    Википедия

  • 43 answer the call of nature — or[obey the call of nature] {v. phr.}, {slang} To go to the bathroom to relieve oneself by urinating or defecating. * /Ted was hiking in the mountains when suddenly he had to answer the call of nature but since there was no bathroom in the woods …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 44 answer the call of nature — or[obey the call of nature] {v. phr.}, {slang} To go to the bathroom to relieve oneself by urinating or defecating. * /Ted was hiking in the mountains when suddenly he had to answer the call of nature but since there was no bathroom in the woods …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 45 answer the call of nature —    When a person answers the call of nature, they go to the toilet.     I had to get up in the middle of the night to answer the call of nature …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 46 answer to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms answer to : present tense I/you/we/they answer to he/she/it answers to present participle answering to past tense answered to past participle answered to 1) answer to someone to have to explain to someone why… …

    English dictionary

  • 47 call back — verb 1. cause to be returned (Freq. 1) recall the defective auto tires The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt • Syn: ↑recall, ↑call in, ↑withdraw • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 48 call centre — noun a center equipped to handle a large volume of telephone calls (especially for taking orders or serving customers) • Syn: ↑call center • Hypernyms: ↑center, ↑centre * * * call centre noun A building where workers provide services to a company …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 49 answer the call of nature — verb To satisfy the bodily urge to urinate or defecate. Che [Guevera] jumped from his seat and rushed from the room, pursued by the entire press corps. Down the hall he went, and into the mens room where, surrounded by reporters, he proceeded to… …

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  • 50 answer — 1. noun /ˈɑːn.sə(ɹ),ˈæn.sɚ/ a) A response; something said or done in reaction to a statement or question. Her answer to his proposal was a slap in the face. b) A solution to a problem. There is no si …

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  • 51 call on — v. visit; call upon; ask a person for an answer in class (as in The teacher always calls on me in class because she thinks I always know the answer ) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 52 answer the call of nature — humorous to urinate (= pass liquid from the body). I had to go into the woods to answer the call of nature …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 53 call of nature — the need to expel body wastes * * * Informal. a need to urinate or defecate. [1850 55] * * * call of nature (euphemistic) A need to urinate or defecate • • • Main Entry: ↑call * * * I see nature II used euphemisticall …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 54 answer mode —    A function that allows a modem to answer an incoming call, detect the protocol being used by the calling modem, and synchronize with that protocol.    See also auto answer; auto dial …

    Dictionary of networking

  • 55 call centre — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms call centre : singular call centre plural call centres a place where a large number of people are employed to deal with customers by telephone, either in order to sell something or to answer questions …

    English dictionary

  • 56 Call Me Back Again — Infobox Song Name = Call Me Back Again Caption = Paul McCartney Wings Venus and Mars from 1975 Artist = Paul McCartney Wings Album = Venus and Mars Released = May 27, 1975 track no = 10 Recorded = 1975 Genre = Blues rock Length = 5:00 Writer =… …

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  • 57 answer the call —    1. to die    Usually of those killed in war, called to arms and then, it might be hoped, to life eternal.    2. to urinate    In this case, answering a call of nature:     ... was answering an urgent call behind bushes when they stopped close… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 58 call waiting — UK [ˌkɔːl ˈweɪtɪŋ] / US [ˈkɔl ˌweɪtɪŋ] noun [uncountable] a system that lets you answer a second telephone call without ending your first telephone call …

    English dictionary

  • 59 call waiting — [ˌkɔːl ˈweɪtɪŋ] noun [U] a system that lets you answer a second telephone call without ending your first telephone call …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 60 call no man happy till he dies — The story alluded to in quot. 1545 is narrated in Herodotus’ Histories I. xxxii: when the great Athenian lawgiver Solon visited Croesus, the fabulously wealthy king of Lydia, the latter asked Solon who was the happiest man he had ever seen… …

    Proverbs new dictionary