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
The offensive players around him look better, Shanahan’s play-calling can ramp up, the high draft pick can be used on needs other than quarterback.
Still there, just more hidden Those moves haven't wiped out the videos and viral posts that would encourage a curious would-be recruit to find a calling.
Andy Reid’s play calling was mostly terrific, that blend of quickness and diversion and presenting more options than the defense can cover.
Some people found a new calling in the wave of grief and unrest.
Verbs Evolution sprinting, Arctic cruising, spacecraft calling, and forecast curbing.
Running back Matt Forte said his relationship with offensive coordinator John Morton is fine after Forte criticized Morton's play-calling following the loss to Atlanta in Week 8.
The daughter of the executive director of a synagogue in Connecticut, Block found her calling early.
The great democracies face new and serious threats – yet seem to be losing confidence in their own calling and competence.
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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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