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desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.Rate it:

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desperate times require desperate measuresAlternative form of desperate times call for desperate measures.Rate it:

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don't call us, we'll call youA stereotypical request from a hiring organisation to a potential candidate, suggesting that the candidate will not be hired.Rate it:

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behind the timesOut of date; old-fashioned; obsolete; outmoded; outdated.Rate it:

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let the good times rollTo have fun or live fully; may imply letting things that are going well proceed.Rate it:

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sign of the timesA symbol of an era; a zeitgeist.Rate it:

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nine times out of tenvery often, mostly, most of the timeRate it:

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nine times out of tenUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see nine,‎ times,‎ out of,‎ ten.Rate it:

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a million timesby a factor of a millionRate it:

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at the best of timesAt most.Rate it:

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at timesOn occasion, sometimes.Rate it:

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for old times' sakeAn appeal to the nostalgia of prior experiences to convince someone to do something.Rate it:

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for old times' sakesAlternative form of for old times' sake.Rate it:

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get with the timesto become cognizant of modern trends, words or ideasRate it:

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shaky timesThe expression reflects negative influences of many categories, including financing, government interference and changes in the firm's leadership.Rate it:

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shaky timesThe expression reflects negative influences of many categories, including financing, government interference and changes in a firm's leadership.Rate it:

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above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.Rate it:

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call a spade a spadeTo speak the truth; to say things as they really are.Rate it:

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call it a dayTo cease the activity for the day.Rate it:

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call off the carpetTo get away fromRate it:

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call onTo visit somebody; to pay a call.Rate it:

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call upAn order to report for military service.Rate it:

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I'll call the policeIndicates that the speaker is going to call the police, presumably to counter actions from the interlocutor.Rate it:

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call offTo recall; to cancel or call a halt to.Rate it:

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call outTo yell out; to vocalize audibly; announce.Rate it:

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call inTo communicate with a base etc, by telephone.Rate it:

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call inTo summon someone, especially for help or advice.Rate it:

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call onIn a classroom, to select a student.Rate it:

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call it quitsTo conclude; to quit or stop an activity.Rate it:

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call outTo specify, especially in detail.Rate it:

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call inTo withdraw something from sale or circulation.Rate it:

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call outTo order into service; to summon into service.Rate it:

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call outTo arrange for a professional to call at your home for some purpose.Rate it:

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call outTo challenge.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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call 'em as one sees 'emTo candidly and honestly express an opinion or viewpoint.Rate it:

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call awayTo summon; to cause to depart.Rate it:

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cattle callAn audition which is open to the public and thus draws a large number of applicants, many of whom are inexperienced.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X me and call me YIndicates awe, amazement.Rate it:

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be at one's beck and callTo be in the position of serving someone in any way they desire, usually unwillingly.Rate it:

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beck and callSummons and control, in a position of servitude or as an attendant.Rate it:

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beyond the call of dutyAlternative form of above and beyond the call of duty.Rate it:

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call an ambulanceUse a telephone to ensure arrival of an ambulanceRate it:

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call an audibleTo change plans at the last minute because of information that is recently revealed.Rate it:

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call backRequest for a second interview or audition, following a successful initial interview.Rate it:

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call downTo pray for; to request from God.Rate it:

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call forTo shout out in order to summon.Rate it:

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call forTo ask for in a loud voice.Rate it:

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call forTo request, demand.Rate it:

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call forTo necessitate, demand.Rate it:

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