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Engelsk udsagnsord: call down

1. call down (om tilvejebringelse) summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRaise the specter of unemployment.
He conjured wild birds in the air.
Call down the spirits from the mountain.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arouse, bring up, call forth, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, put forward, raise, stir


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercreate, make


Mere specifikke termeranathemise, anathemize, bedamn, beshrew, bless, curse, damn, imprecate, maledict


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcall forth, evoke, kick up, provoke

2. call down (om kommunikation) censure severely or angrily


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car.
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister.
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bawl out, berate, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task, trounce


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercriticise, criticize, knock, pick apart


Mere specifikke termerbrush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate, tell off









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