use beckon in a sentence.
I'm trying to seed a replacement phrase, "beckons the question," so that we get to keep around the cool archaic sense of "beg.
The only advantage I can think of is that it should make it easier to walk away when you decide that some other opportunity is beckoning.
Well, when the cops are pushed by big industry corporations to heed their every beckon and call, it's not surprising that they shoot first and ask questions later.
If it is left up to the user to not permit those things to beckon, well, gosh, I can do that right now on any machine I choose, there's nothing special about the iPad.
At the same time, I think good analogies beckon more questions and push for further clarification.
He doesn't yet have a boat, although Lake Michigan beckons.
Any exploit should surely consist of the lid flapping open and closed while the toilet whispers to you, beckoning you to come closer, and finally squirting you in the eye with the bidet.
That kind of disrespect beckons retaliation of some kind.
Why does it beckon retaliation instead of correction?