Idiom: call off something
Idiom: call off something (call something off)
- to decide not to do a planned activity
- It’s sad they called off the wedding after they mailed the invitations.
- We'll have to call off the picnic if it doesn't stop raining by ten o'clock.
- You need to call off the conference because not enough people have registered.
- I had to call off my trip to Costa Rica next month because my boss is making me attend a meeting he can't go to.
- If you're going to call off the lecture please let me know so I can cancel the catering in advance or we'll be charged.
- We're going to call off the surprise party because my grandmother's health is delicate and we're worried it might be too much of a shock for her.
- Sure, we'll call off the protest if you agree to purchase 100% recycled cups. If not, be prepared for demonstrations across the country.
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