Idiom: Call for (something)
Idiom: call for (something)
- to demand or require something
- When the actor was found dead in his apartment the police called for an investigation.
- Your new job promotion calls for a celebration!
- Yelling at my assistant just because she wouldn't interrupt me it's not called for!
- I've only got three eggs and this recipe calls for five. Is there a substitute I could use?
- The teachers called for a 5% raise and we gave it to them to avoid another strike.
- Democrats are calling for an FBI investigation of the allegations against the Supreme Court nominee.
- After a teenager died from accidentally eating sesame seeds, her parents have called for clearer food packaging labeling that identifies everything contained in foods.
- We've called for meetings with our direct HR director for months and he keeps delaying it.
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