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  • as inadmonish
  • as inbring to book
  • as inchide
  • as injaw
  • as inrebuke
  • as inreprimand
  • as inrow

synonyms for call on the carpet

  • advise
  • berate
  • censure
  • chide
  • enjoin
  • exhort
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • scold
  • upbraid
  • warn
  • check
  • counsel
  • ding
  • forewarn
  • glue
  • growl
  • hoist
  • notice
  • rap
  • reprove
  • call down
  • come down hard on
  • draw the line
  • give a going over
  • give a piece of one's mind
  • jack up
  • rap on knuckles
  • sit on
  • slap on wrist
  • speak to
  • talk to
  • tell a thing or two
  • tell off

antonyms for call on the carpet

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  • allow
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • permit
  • praise
  • applaud
  • approve
  • commend
  • extol
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    How to use call on the carpet in a sentence

    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Everything is topsy-turvy in Europe according to our moral ideas, and they don't have what we call "men" over here.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    After an hour, however, he reached this decision: He would not go to or call up Mrs. Merley.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    "I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Each did his duty, or was adjured to do it, in the "state of life to which it had pleased God to call him."
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    He takes a turn up and down the room, looks at the music, and if the piece interests him, he will call upon you.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    A gentleman does not call his opponents vipers and consign them to hell, but Jahveh is not under any such obligations.
    SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    The second cable quotes mine of last night wherein I ask leave to call for the East Lancs.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    I've seen more cloes on folks' backs hyar, thet wan't no more'n fit for carpet-rags, than any place ever I struck.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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