call off

1abandoncancel 取消

He phoned her and called the appointment off.他打电话给她取消了约会。

The press conference was called off.记者招待会不举行了。

2cause to keep away 叫开

The dog threatened me until its master called it off.那条狗想咬我,后来主人把它唤开了。

3divertone's mindetc.);order to stop doingsth.)把(思想)转移开;命令…停止做(某事)

The chief inspector called his men off.检查官命令他的随从停止搜查。

He is engaged in his studies and nothing can call off his attention.他正在专心地学习,什么事情也不能叫他分心。