Idioms with CALL

call it a day
to decide to stop working or doing something
Come on, let’s call it a day and go home.

call it quits
to quit or end something (a job, relationship, or activity)
After 25 years as a teacher, he’s decided to call it quits.

call someone names
to insult someone verbally
Other students used to make fun of me and call me names.

call the shots
to be in a position to tell others what to do
You’re the boss. You get to call the shots.

call a spade a spade
to speak in an honest and direct way
Let’s call a spade a spade. He is a liar.

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