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call

1. verb To challenge or confront someone. If your intern keeps coming in late, you need to call her.
2. noun A prediction or guess. Whew, look at all that traffic over there! Not taking the highway sure was a good call.
3. noun The initial effects of a drug. No, I got the call on that right away—I feel great!
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

call

1. n. a decision; a prediction. The market behaved just as you said it would. Good call.
2. tv. to challenge someone. I called him, but he ignored me.
3. n. the early effects of a drug; the beginning of a rush; a rush. (Drugs.) You may not get the call on this stuff for twenty minutes or more.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

call

in/into question
To raise doubts about.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Evidentemente, el sistema de calles es un espacio mucho mas frecuentado por los ciudadanos y el uso de los espacios tradicionales de encuentro depende del ocio y tiempo libre con que se pueda contar.
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Falsely accused by the Calles regime of involvement in an assassination attempt, he was hunted down and arrested, along with his brothers Humberto and Roberto, and then ordered to be executed without trial or due process of law.
Inventing a relationship between them, Wright introduces his central theme: the redemptive power of sacrifice, Gorostieta was an agnostic who joined the fight because he was bored with his peacetime occupation running a soap factory, and also because his wife was an ardent Catholic aggrieved by Calles's treatment of the Church.
Father Christopher (Peter O'Toole as a fusion of several characters) is an elderly missionary who refuses to leave when Calles orders all foreign priests out of Mexico.
LAS ROZAS Village in Madrid, Spain, one of the nine Chic Outlet Shopping Villages by Value Retail, has unveiled a new 1,000-sq-m space which is home to new boutiques including Georges Rech, Tommy Kids and Lamarthe plus a new dining model: The Lobby Cafe inaugurated by well-known Madrid restaurateur Benjamaen Calles. The new space was launched on September 29, with a party under the stars Las Rozas Village hosted socialites and VIP's including Alejandra Martos, Amelia Bono, Cristina Piaget (model), Beatriz Mira, [euro]ilvaro Fuster, Lola Marceli, Paquita Torres (model) and Maraea LeaAn and brand executives.
From 1924 to 1934, Plutarco Elias Calles (1877-1945) served as a key consolidator of the Mexican state, severely weakened by a violent and destructive revolution (1910-17).