Examples of calling in a Sentence
He had always felt a calling to help others.
He experienced a calling to enter the priesthood.
Recent Examples of calling from the Web
And his calling is making traditional Milanese-style thin crust pizza in San Diego, using authentic Italian ingredients and techniques.
Sensing the upset was within reach, Mike Shula turned back the clock with his play-calling.
In the wake of the public allegations, a government minister in France has proposed fining men for cat-calling.
After the attack, Trump wrote several tweets calling for tougher vetting processes of immigrants, in particular calling for an end to the State Department program known as the Diversity Visa Lottery.
Her memoir of growing slowly into her calling is about learning not just to save lives but to make a life.
The great democracies face new and serious threats — yet seem to be losing confidence in their own calling and competence.
Mornhinweg has to stick with it and find the right balance in his play-calling between being aggressive and playing smart.
Besh married that quality to a message that cast the work of a New Orleans chef as a kind of moral calling.
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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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