Beck and call is part of the expression “at someone’s beck and call,” which means “willing to follow someone’s orders.” It’s used to indicate that someone is subservient or, in a negative sense, that someone’s expectations of another are too high.
Examples: Beck and call in a sentence The chauffeur was at the family’s beck and call.
I can’t be at your beck and call every hour of the day!
As a butler, you have to be at the beck and call of your employer.
The executive had a team of assistants at her beck and call to manage her schedule.
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