||an action that may fail but has a good chance to succeed
||Investing in that stock is a calculated risk.
|call a spade a spade
||I think that you should call a spade a spade.
|call it quits
||She wants to call it quits and go home.
|call of nature
||need to go to the toilet
||He is answering the call of nature.
||They had to call off the game because of rain.
||She was planning to call on her friend when she got into town.
||request participation of
||The teacher likes to call on students sitting in the back.
|call the shots
||make the decisions
||The new boss likes to call the shots.
|captain of industry
||top corporation officer
||The company president is a captain of industry.
||The store decided to carry over the sale until next week.
||They had to carry over the budget deficit to next year.
|carry the day
||The new product should carry the day.
||She thought It would be best to carry through with her plans.
|cash or credit
||cash or credit card
||Will that be cash or credit?
|catch some rays
||get some sunshine
||I’m going to lie on the beach and catch some rays.
|catch some Z’s
||I decided to catch some Z’s before going back to the college.
|catch you later
||see you later
||Yeah, catch you later.
|check it out
||Hey, check it out.
||We can check out the babes at the park.
||eat a lot
||I need to find a place to chow down.
||The store had a close out sale and sold everything.
|close the books
||end a bookkeeping period
||The company will close the books at the end of the fiscal year.
||call persons she has never seen or met
||She had to cold call for the entire day.
|come on strong
||overwhelm with excessively strong language or personality
||Salespeople usually come on strong when trying to sell their product.
||person who always works hard
||The manager is a company man.
||town dominated by one company
||This is really a company town.
||Things should cool down in a day or two.
||Let’s crack open a bottle for his birthday.
||It is late. I have to cut out.
|cut back on
||The company needs to cut back on expenses.
||The department tried to cut corners to save money.
||The telephone conversation was cut off because of the storm.