English version

the call of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe call of somethingthe call of somethingliteraryATTRACT the power that a place or way of life has to attract someone the call of the sea call
Examples from the Corpus
the call of somethingthe call of the seaOld Rottweilers may need to be let out more frequently to answer the call of nature, but for shorter periods.Out of which great religious or philosophical tradition does the call of compassion come to you?Even here, she can not escape the call of fame.Sometimes you hear them in the call of the curlew across the vast open moor.Hearing once more the call of destiny, Teclis volunteered to go to the aid of mankind.In our first reading we hear of the call of Samuel.With its ability to sound the call of slave revolt across the miles, it was simply too dangerous to exist.We respond to the call of work with long hours.
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