What is the Meaning of CALL OFF?
for English Language Learners (ELL) – those learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL), or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
call something off
call off something
cancel an event
1. When I heard how cold it was going to be on the weekend, I wondered if we should call the party off, but my wife thought it would be best to go ahead with the original plan.
order a dog (or sometimes a person) to stop attacking or chasing a person or an animal
1. Call your dog off!
2. He tried to call his dog off but the dog wouldn’t listen to him, and continued to chase the little girl.
|present participle||CALLING OFF|
|past participle||CALLED OFF|
Note: Many phrasal verbs have more than one definition. All the definitions may not be shown here.