call off

[kɔːl ɒf]


  • to cancel an event or any activity that had been planned before;
  • to ask someone to stop being agressive. Can be used for animals.

Examples 👇

The NFL has called off its annual International Series games in London and Mexico City this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. ESPN

RXR and Airbnb call off Rockefeller deal. Real Estate Daily Beat (blog)

Police want power to call off English season if fans break rules. Stabroek News

Police have called off the search for a 23-year-old woman who vanished from her home in a seaside town. Sky News

'Not going to happen': Couples call off weddings during pandemic, losing time and money. Yahoo Money

Balochistan's young doctors call off strike after talks with govt. The Express Tribune

WTA Rogers Cup in Montreal forced to call off August event, new blow to tennis tour. Sporting News AU

Owing to this, the medical professionals decided to call off their "White Alert" protest. Times of India