call someone's bluff

idiom

Definition of call someone's bluff

: to challenge someone's statement or threat because it is not believed When she threatened to quit her job, her boss called her bluff and told her she could leave if she wanted to.

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“Call someone's bluff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%20someone%27s%20bluff. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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