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beck in Nature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbeckbeck /bek/ noun [countable]  1 be at somebody’s beck and call2 British EnglishALDN a small stream
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beckOr take a portfolio manager who has worked for a large company with 30 analysts at her beck and call.He looked out across the darkening moor, its becks and mires, its hills d bony ridges of granite.The water mill was sited at Mill beck and it continued in use until the 1860s.With such an awesome technology at our beck and call we tend to view television like any other appliance.He was obliged to eat with the servants, and was completely at the archbishop's beck and call.Cross the beck by the bridge and turn right, down to the shore of Crummock Water.Do you really want to give up the relative ease of having a whole accounting department at your beck and call?