Beck-and-call sentence example

beck-and-call
  • Tired of the decisions, tired of being at everyone's beck and call.

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  • In 18J7 the pope, proprio motu, appointed him provost (or head of the chapter) of Westminster, and the same year he took up his residence in Bayswater as superior of a community known as the "Oblates of St Charles," an association of secular priests on the same lines as the institute of the Oratory, but with this difference, that they are by their constitution at the beck and call of the bishop in whose diocese they live.

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  • He had an elastic conscience which was always at the beck and call of his desire, and he cared little for principle.

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  • They were regarded as little more than foreign rulers who followed every beck and call of their British masters.

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  • Uxorious as he is, he answers his wife's every beck and call.

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  • You don't have to be a celebrity with a personal stylist at your beck and call to achieve a look that's as glamorous and becoming as Tinseltown's biggest names.

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  • Sure, celebrities have the means to lose weight with personal trainers and a bevy of diet gurus at their beck and call.

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  • He controlled all the lands from the Elbe to the Pyrenees, and had Spain and Italy at his beck and call.

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