Origin of callback
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How to use callback in a sentence
Reitman’s promise to return this franchise “back” to fans validated the notion that Feig’s film—which included numerous callbacks to and cameos that tethered it to the original—was made for someone else.The Sexist Trolling That Led to a New, Underwhelming ‘Ghostbusters’|Laura Bradley|November 19, 2021|The Daily Beast
The book builds heavily on Psychopomp and Soft Sounds’ themes of loss, and it’s sprinkled with discreet callbacks to Zauner’s own songs.Japanese Breakfast isn’t the artist she used to be|Alexa Lee|June 4, 2021|Vox
They called me the next year, and they were like, you can just go straight to callbacks.Redd-y for His Close-up: Comic Chris Redd on Spotlight Life|Isabelle Lee|May 26, 2021|Ozy
A couple of them having callbacks and one of the final calls with Triple H in there, who is, he’s an incredibly huge WWE superstar for years, for 25 years and head of NXT.
In these moments, the book feels like a callback to writers like Henry David Thoreau, who idealized nature while being unwilling to think critically about the “unnatural”—politics, capitalism, other people.What Gretel Ehrlich Gets Wrong About Climate Change|Erin Berger|February 8, 2021|Outside Online
Having a criminal record can reduce the likelihood of getting a callback or job offer by 50 percent.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The callback sketch that got the night's biggest response though was the return of the Kissing Family.
Zamata was one of at least three women to get a callback later in the month.Finally! ‘Saturday Night Live’ Hires Sasheer Zamata, First Black Female Cast Member in 5 Years|Kevin Fallon|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Megan lands a callback for a role in a play in Boston, which leads to yet another row between the two.
In the callback audition I tried getting her to throw this water bottle at our casting director, and she said, ‘I won’t do that.‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’: One of the Year’s Best Films|Marlow Stern|June 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Other Idioms and Phrases with callback
Ask someone to return; also, ask that something be returned, as in He passed the first audition and was waiting to be called back, or These screws are defective; the manufacturer has called them back. [Late 1500s]
call someone back. Telephone someone in return, as in May I call you back next week? [Early 1900s]