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Today's Word/phrase:

to call the tune

be in charge

  • since we have funded the project we can call the tune as to it's progress

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Recent Words of the Day

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to call the shots

make the decisions

  • It seems that Jenny is calling the shots on this new venture.

to call off

cancel or stop an event

  • January's launch has been called off - the product won't be ready in time!



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This Week! 

This week we are featuring phrases using the word 'call'. See how many of them you spot in everyday English speaking, and don't forget to practice their use in your English speaking too! 

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