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call for something

phrasal verb with call  us   /kɔl/ verb

call for something (SUGGEST STRONGLY)

to ​suggeststrongly that something should ​happen or is ​necessary: Many ​minorityleaders called for the ​immediateresignation of the ​policecommissioner. Talking that way to ​yourparents just wasn’t called for (= was ​extreme and not ​necessary).
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