Idioms

answer the call of nature

This page is about the idiom answer the call of nature

Meaning

If you answer the call of nature, you go to the toilet.

For example

  • Could we stop somewhere? I need to answer the call of nature.

  • Does anyone need to answer the call of nature before we set off?

Quick Quiz

While they were driving, Louisa said she had to answer the call of nature, so Mario

a. gave her his phone

b. said they'd go camping on the weekend

c. stopped the car when they found a bathroom
a) gave her his phone b) said they'd go camping on the weekend c) stopped the car when they found a bathroom

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Contributor: Matt Errey


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