call something off

Syn:
cancel, abandon, scrap, drop, axe; informal scrub; N.Amer.; informal redline

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  • call something off — cancel an event or agreement. → call …   English new terms dictionary

  • call something off — CANCEL, abandon, scrap, drop, axe; informal scrub, nix; N. Amer. informal redline. → call …   Useful english dictionary

  • call sth off — UK US call sth off Phrasal Verb with call({{}}/kɔːl/ verb ► to decide that something that has already been planned will not happen: » The companies called off their merger plans late Monday citing adverse market conditions …   Financial and business terms

  • ˌcall sth ˈoff — phrasal verb 1) to decide that something will not happen Syn: cancel She s called off the wedding.[/ex] 2) to decide to stop something that is already happening Syn: abandon They ve called off the search for survivors.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • call someone/something off — order a person or dog to stop attacking someone …   Useful english dictionary

  • break something off — 1) I broke off a branch from the tree Syn: snap off, pull off, sever, detach 2) they threatened to break off diplomatic relations Syn: end, terminate, stop, cease, call a halt to, finish, dissolve; su …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • break something off — 1) I broke off a branch from the tree Syn: snap off, pull off, sever, detach 2) they threatened to break off diplomatic relations Syn: end, terminate, stop, cease, call a halt to, suspend, discontinu …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • break something off — 1 I broke off a branch from the tree: SNAP OFF, pull off, sever, detach. 2 they threatened to break off diplomatic relations: END, terminate, stop, cease, call a halt to, finish …   Useful english dictionary

  • bum something (off someone) — tv. to beg r borrow something (from someone). □ Can I bum a cigarette off you? □ Can I bum a quarter for a phone call? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • call off — verb 1. postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled (Freq. 1) Call off the engagement cancel the dinner party we had to scrub our vacation plans scratch that meeting the chair is ill • Syn: ↑cancel, ↑scratch …   Useful english dictionary


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