at someone's beck and call

idiom

Definition of at someone's beck and call

: always ready to do whatever someone asks He expects his employees to be at his beck and call day and night. She is at the beck and call of the committee.

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“At someone's beck and call.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20someone%27s%20beck%20and%20call. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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