answer a call


answer a call
answer a call а) ответить по телефону б) откликнуться на зов

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • 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

  • answer\ the\ call\ of\ nature — • answer the call of nature • 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… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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… …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • Call pick-up — is a feature used in a telephone system that allows one to answer someone else’s telephone call. The “call pick up” feature is accessed by pressing a preprogrammed button (usually labelled Pick Up ), or by pressing a special sequence of buttons… …   Wikipedia

  • call — 1 vt 1: to announce or recite loudly call ed the civil trial list 2: to admit (a person) as a barrister was call ed to the bar 3: to demand payment of esp. by formal notice call …   Law dictionary

  • call on/upon — [phrasal verb] 1 call on/upon (someone or something) : to ask (someone or something) to do something : to say that someone or something should do something followed by to + verb The opposition has called on/upon the governor to resign. [=the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • call waiting — ˌcall ˈwaiting noun [uncountable] TELECOMMUNICATIONS a system that allows you to receive a telephone call, but make the caller wait, while you are speaking to someone else on the telephone: • When you are on the phone, the call waiting system… …   Financial and business terms

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