call off collocations and examples

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decide that something will not happen or continue

Nouns frequently used as the object of call off
event: game, match, meeting, trip, weddingThe pitch was waterlogged and the game had to be called off .military action: attack, campaignThe French mistakenly believed that Prussia had agreed to a ceasefire, and called off the attack.protest: boycott, demonstration, march, protest, strikeIt was too late to call off the demonstration, which instead turned into a victory celebration.
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