answer\ one's\ calling


answer\ one's\ calling
v. phr.
To fulfill one's destiny in terms of work or profession by doing what one has a talent for.

Don answered his calling when he became a chiropractor. Susy answered her calling when she became a violinist.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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