no call for

idiom

: no excuse for
There was no call for your rudeness.

Examples of no call for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is no call for the novel, much less Naipaul, to be canceled. Howard W. French, The New York Review of Books, 29 Nov. 2022 There was no call for Baldwin to point the gun toward Hutchins and Souza, nor to fire it, the suit says. Andrew Dalton, USA TODAY, 18 Nov. 2021 Federal officials rushed to insist that there’s no call for panic, but the news shook millions of people who entrust their modest means to banks. Don Lee, Los Angeles Times, 14 Mar. 2023 So there’s no call for beating yourself up for having a hard time with all those weddings. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2022 The 2022 elections will be remembered for Republican exuberance colliding with Democratic resistance to produce an unexpected outcome that, while potentially shifting the balance of power in Congress, suggests no call for a dramatic change in direction nor a mandate for the GOP. Dan Balz and Dan Keating, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Nov. 2022 The lawsuit said industry standards call for using a rubber or similar prop gun during the setup, and there was no call for a real gun. Andrew Dalton, ajc, 5 Oct. 2022 Despite the rise in hostilities, there was no call for evacuations of areas near the contact line, said Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrski. Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times, 19 Feb. 2022 Higgins appeared to grasp the face mask of Jalen Ramsey, the Rams’ Pro Bowl defensive back, on the play, but there was no call for offensive pass interference on the field. New York Times, 13 Feb. 2022

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“No call for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20call%20for. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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