answer the call

(redirected from answers the call)

answer the call

To die. A: "Did you hear that Joe answered the call?" B: "I know, it's so sad."
See also: answer, call

answer the call

 
1. Euph. to die. Our dear brother answered the call and has gone to his eternal rest.
2. answer the call (of nature) Euph. to find and use the toilet. We stopped the car long enough for Jed to answer the call of nature. You had better answer the call of nature when you feel it coming.
See also: answer, call
References in periodicals archive ?
PFS Advisor answers the call for a combination of real-world strategies, 'how to' advice, analysis of pertinent regulations, key forms and worksheets, and training tools.
Panda Software's solutions were already the first to offer true daily updates but now Panda Software answers the call of the industry with its ground breaking TruPrevent Technologies.
After he answers the calls (which come from a mysterious Mrs.