be at beck and call

be at 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. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • 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 — noun Summons and control, in a position of servitude or as an attendant. He had a small fleet of waiters and servants at his beck and call …   Wiktionary

  • 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 — See at your beck and call …   English idioms

  • 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\ the\ beck\ and\ call\ of — • 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

  • at your beck and call — serving you, doing everything for you    You don t have to be at his beck and call, doing whatever he asks …   English idioms

  • 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\ 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

  • 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


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