2013년 4월 29일 월요일

Dic: call as meaning ‘suggest’ or ‘describe’


  • The speech was interrupted by members of the Conservative Party, who called him a traitor.
  • She calls me lazy and selfish.
  • He called it particularly cynical to begin releasing the hostages on Christmas Day.
  • Anyone can call themselves a psychotherapist.

If you call someone or something a particular thing, you suggest they are that thing or describe them as that thing. [ V n n, V n adj, V it adj to-inf, V pron-refl n ]

.... cobuild



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