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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CALL DOWN

To abandon the project was to call down the ridicule of the rest of the Thirty.

Yet something should be said to break the spell, to call down again this man to the earth.

Do you dare come here and call down the credit of MacCailein Mor?

She longed to call down, to warn the carpenters of the folly of their act.

"It wasn't a call at all; it was a call down," retorted Sam.

I think it's mighty nice of you to call down here, Miss Deane.

You listen to me—hand that guard a call down when he shows up.

"Call down your companions from upstairs," Wilhelm said again.

And, oh, by no levity or petulance of ours, let us call down His anger on our heads.

Even with the bleached corpse of my poor boy before me, I cannot bring myself to call down a heavy punishment upon thee.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from call (v.). Sense of "a short formal visit" is from 1862.

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