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  • n. Plural form of call.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of call.


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  • Exemptions would apply for certain prerecorded health-care-related calls, professional charity fund-raisers, and information-only calls  (i.e.: Your cable installer is running five hours late.)

    Say goodbye to prerecorded telemarketing calls

  • He's taken a position on the _Boston Beacon_ and calls, actually _calls_, on his wife evenings or takes her and me out to theatres and dinners.

    A Son of the Hills

  • It has now dismissed me with a month's notice for what it calls -- what it _calls_, Canon Ronder --

    The Cathedral

  • ” Then the critic calls attention to the demands which the short-story makes on the writer if he is really to achieve a masterpiece in this form; and he asserts that the short-story at its best “calls for visual imagination of a high order: the power to see the object; to penetrate to the essential nature; to select the one characteristic trait by which it may be represented.


  • Designer Tracy Reese has an employee dedicated to creating exclusives, or, as the label calls them, "specials."

    The Making of an 'Exclusive'

  • In Romaine Brooks's stylishly mannish self-portrait, painted in 1923; in Berenice Abbott's 1927 photograph of the writer Janet Flanner wearing a white top hat appended with two masks, one white and one black; and in Abbott's photograph, also from 1927, of a relatively demure Betty Parsons, future art dealer of the Abstract Expressionists, we see vivid portrayals of what a label calls the "elite expatriate lesbian society" that flourished in Paris between the wars.

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  • Ah, but Venkatesh in his title calls himsel a "rogue" sociologist, which I guess is sort of like being a tenured "radical" -- it gives you some leeway, no?

    Puff The Magic Sociologist: Sudhir Venkatesh, Gang Leader For A Day, A Rogue Sociologist Takes To The Streets

  • The band of the title calls itself the Alexandria Police Ceremonial Orchestra and consists of eight Egyptian policemen of various ages, all of them dressed in snazzy powder-blue uniforms.

    'In Bruges' Gives

  • Coffee has antioxidants in it, and if it's organic (and fair trade, of course) like this delightful "PBS" Mexican coffee from Green Mountain (the label calls it "sweetly balanced and smooth," and indeed it's a great, complicated brew for people who enjoy medium roasts--although I'm more of a dark roast girl).

    More Research on Coffee and Pregnancy

  • The title calls to him with that familiar term from long ago.

    Sufficient Grace


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