when people use unpleasant words to describe someone in order to insult or upset them
playground teasing including name-calling
1. He was sensible of a voice calling him. 他感觉到有个声音叫他。
2. "As soon as I stopped calling myself Debbie, I felt more comfortable with myself ... and other people started to take me more seriously." "我一停止称自己为黛比，我就对自己感到比较舒坦了……而且其他人也开始更认真地对待我了。"
3. "I know what you mean. My brother, Bill, has been calling me, but doesn't want me to tell my parents." "我明白你的意思。我哥哥比尔一直跟我打电话，可又不想让我告诉父母他打了电话。"
4. "Thank you for calling the Psychic Network (通灵热线)," I said as I started my presentation. 感谢拨打通灵热线，" 我一边说，一边开始了我的表演。
5. At one point along the journey, he might chat with a stranger. At another, someone would pat his dog, calling him by name. 在上班途中，有时他会与陌生人聊天，有时又有人会拍拍他的狗，直呼其名与他打招呼。
6. Perhaps it is time to pass legislation calling for a "Brain Trust". 也许现在是通过一项法规，以建立"人才信托机构"的时候了。
7. "Where is she?" he said, calling to his sisters. “她在哪儿？”他大声问，叫来了他的妹妹。
8. In a nearby class, eight children, each about 3, sat politely in little chairs in a row as a teacher held up pictures of a kite and other objects, calling on the students to identify them. 在旁边的一个班上，有八个年约3岁的孩子，乖乖地坐在一排小椅子里。老师一边拿着风筝以及其他物体的图片，一边叫他们辨认。"