Beck and Call or *Beckon Call | Meaning & Spelling
Beck and call is part of the expression “at someone’s beck and call,” meaning “ready to do whatever someone asks.”
“Beckon call” is sometimes used instead of beck and call, but it’s incorrect and should be avoided.
Beck and call
Beck and call is part of the idiom “at someone’s beck and call” meaning “available and willing to do whatever someone asks.” It’s typically used to mean that someone expects too much from someone else or that someone is subservient or servile.
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Frequently asked questions
- What is a synonym of beck and call?
Beck and call is part of the expression “at someone’s beck and call,” meaning “willing to do whatever someone asks.” Some synonyms for “beck and call” include:
- (At someone’s) command
- (At someone’s) disposal
- (At someone’s) service
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