Meaning of “call for something” in the English Dictionary

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"call for something" in American English

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call for something

phrasal verb with call us /kɔl/ verb

(SUGGEST STRONGLY)

to suggest strongly that something should happen or is necessary:

Talking that way to your parents just wasn’t called for (= was extreme and not necessary).

(Definition of “call for something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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