call sb/sth off Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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call sb/sth off

phrasal verb with call uk   /kɔːl/  us   /kɑːl/ verb
to ​order a ​dog, or sometimes a ​person, to ​stopattacking someone or something: I ​shouted to him to ​call his ​dog off, but he just ​laughed at me. Call off ​yourthugs, and I'll show you where the ​money is.
(Definition of call sb/sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “call sb/sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 喝退,把…叫开, 命令…停止攻击…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喝退,把…叫開, 命令…停止攻擊…
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