|c'est la vie
||that is fate, that's life
||If you have bad luck some days, it's natural. C'est la vie!
||a district in Toronto where European immigrants live
||Restaurants in Cabbagetown serve European food.
||feeling depressed because you have to stay inside
||After three weeks of cold weather we all had cabin fever.
||eggs, chicken eggs
||Look! This hen laid five cackleberries!
|call a spade a spade
||say it in plain language; the straight goods
||Kris will report the facts. She's not afraid to call a spade a spade.
|call attention to
||ask you to read or notice, draw attention to
||I would like to call attention to the student parking problem.
||require, ask for
||This recipe calls for bee pollen. Where can we get that?
|call his bluff
||challenge his story, give it to me straight, put up or shut up
||When I called his bluff about low profits, he admitted that the company made 11 million.
|call into account
||consider, factor in, reckon with, account for
||If you want to go to Ottawa on the first of July, you have to call holiday traffic into account.
|call it a day
||not work anymore today, call it quits
||I'm feeling very tired. I think I'll call it a day.