at someone's beck and call

at someone's beck and call
available to do things for another person whenever they want

Your mother can't be at your beck and call all the time.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • at someone's beck and call — at someone’s beck and call phrase available to do things for another person whenever they want Your mother can’t be at your beck and call all the time. Thesaurus: available and to be, or to become availablesynonym Main entry: beck * * * always… …   Useful english dictionary

  • at someone's beck and call — at (someone s) beck and call ready to do whatever someone asks. Imagine what it s like to have a cook and a maid at your beck and call …   New idioms dictionary

  • at someone's beck and call —    If a person is at someone s beck and call, they are always ready to do things for them or obey orders to please them.     Parents should not be at the beck and call of their children …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • at someone's beck and call — idi at someone s beck and call, subject to someone s every wish …   From formal English to slang

  • at someone's beck and call — always having to be ready to obey someone s orders. → beck …   English new terms dictionary

  • be at someone's beck and call — be at (someone s) beck and call to be always willing and able to do what someone asks you to do. She had a dozen servants at her beck and call. TV companies should not be at the beck and call of government ministers …   New idioms dictionary

  • beck and call — Someone who does everything for you, no matter when you ask, is at your beck and call …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • beck and call —    Someone who does everything for you, no matter when you ask, is at your beck and call.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Beck and call —   Someone who does everything for you, no matter when you ask, is at your beck and call …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • at\ one's\ beck\ and\ call — • at one s beck and call • at the beck and call of adj. phr. Ready and willing to do whatever someone asks; ready to serve at a moment s notice. A good parent isn t necessarily always at the child s beck and call …   Словарь американских идиом


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