Examples of calling in a Sentence
He had always felt a calling to help others.
He experienced a calling to enter the priesthood.
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Unlike many professional artists who know from an early age that art is their calling, Nandipha Mntambo never thought seriously about it as a future profession.
After fielding criticism for conservative play calling in recent weeks, offensive coordinator Eddie Gran opened up the passing game to success here.
The first set of talks ended in stalemate in August, with the U.S. calling for revisions to the agreement and the South Koreans balking and instead proposing a study on its economic impact.
That's partially because Castillo was dogged by a reputation around the game as a bat-first backstop whose strengths there, primarily his throwing arm, were outweighed by poor game-calling and handling of a pitching staff.
Swearingen was convicted and sentenced to death in 2000, but on Friday a judge approved calling off his Nov. 16 death date - the fifth one scheduled in the case - as a result of a filing snafu.
Suspect play-calling by Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, particularly on a fourth-quarter fourth-and-goal jet sweep, also played a role.
The Highland House does not do a great deal of catering, but Stemper noted that the business will serve up taco and fajita buffets for those who come calling.
So video calling is both easy to use and pretty much everywhere.
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First Known Use of calling
Synonymsabandonment, abortion, cancellation, calling off, dropping, recall, recision, repeal, rescission, revocation
Related Wordsannulment, invalidation, neutralization, nullification, voidance; abolishment, abolition, ending, halting, stopping, termination; giving up, relinquishment, surrender; reversal, rollback
Near Antonymsbeginning, commencement, initiation; engagement, undertaking
Synonym Discussion of calling
- her work as a hospital volunteer
- your employment with this firm is hereby terminated
- his occupation as a trained auto mechanic
- the ministry seemed my true calling
- her family considered medicine the only proper pursuit
- acting was my one and only métier
- the business of managing a hotel
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