Betekenis van:
name calling

name calling
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument




    name calling


    1. Someone was calling my name.
    2. I heard someone calling my name.
    3. Please excuse me for calling you by your first name.
    4. What's the name of the party you're calling?
    5. And the name of the person you're calling, please?
    6. Tom pretended that he didn't hear Mary calling his name.
    7. I-Is that OK? Calling you by your first name...
    8. I could hear someone calling my name on the noisy platform.
    9. I took the liberty of calling him by his first name.
    10. Not at all, that's perfectly fine. Calling each other by one's given name is a good thing; it produces a feeling of fellowship.
    11. After a while, they suddenly started calling her “third wife”; at first it was a joke, but it went on to become a habit, to the extent that seniors and juniors, old and young all used “third wife” as her name. Was this the pivotal moment for disagreement in the family?