2020-01-12 16:16:22 UTC
"to call it for someone"
|It might be wishful thinking, but I’m calling it for her.
|She will leave next, ...
The above is the context wherein I actually would like
to know the meaning of "I’m calling it for her.".
Does it mean "I’m calling it /quits/ for her." above?
Some other appearances are:
|DRUDGE says it's a Schwarzenegger landslide, and that the
|networks will call it for him as soon as the polls close.
|Whereupon Mrs. Veal said, "Well, let's honor your wife and
|call it for her. You'll never have anything to surpass it
|on this continent. Elberta is its name.
|“And I'm glad they're calling it for him.” Nash had a trip to
|the line for three foul shots Saturday, not off a fake, but
|an attempted 3.
|They look like the very same BS as the contact experienced by
|any other player, but the refs call it for him 4x as much.
|On Tuesday, Trump will pass the margin of bound delegates he
|needs to clinch officially — but the AP was very comfortable
|calling it for him
|If your QB doesn't read defenses well, take the read out of
|his hands and call it for him with a hand signal.