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call time (on somebody/something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcall time (on somebody/something)call time (on somebody/something)to say that it is time for something to finish or stop call
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call time (on somebody/something)This is called time-dating.Survey calls time on fears Government concerns that the 1988 Licensing Act would encourage greater consumption of alcohol have been proved unfounded.It is tempting, then, to call time on G8 summits.Read in studio Britain's most exclusive clockmaker is about to call time on his business - because of the recession.Washington State called time out, then had three chances from inside 10 feet but could not convert.Besides the unlimited license to overcharge, the prosecutor has a crowbar called time to hold over your head.
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