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Actually,I don't know the correct spelling of this phrase. I just wrote it down per its pronunciation and it means 'encouragement'. Can you dope out the exact phrase?

"I don't wanna give you some emotional roli calls"
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Hi

A roll call is when the names of the people in a group are called out one by one and they answer if they are present. It is a way of finding out who is there and who isn't

Emotional roll call is a metaphor for carefully thinking about the emotions that you have in a situation and then describing them out loud or on paper

If you feel badly about someone, that could be for many reasons and, if you wanted to make that clear to them, you could list all the reasons to them. Or you might not want to do that: you might just hope they will start to understand

If you want someone to do well, you might list out to them how you are proud of them; how they show great talent; how they need to use all their effort to succeed. That would be encouragement and you might or might not want to do that

That's how it's written and how it works

Regards, Dave
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Here is a question about pronunciations springs form this phrase. In the spoken language, you guys would like say, for example, 'badder' rather than 'better', right? I mean that there are some phonetic changes in the normal speech. So what will happen to the letter 'L' which is put at the end of a word? For instance, this phrase 'roll call' sound like 'rolli call' for me.
I hope I have explain it clearly so that you can understand what I have said...
Hi

I think you may be talking about US speech, in which case I'm not the best person to answer, as I'm a Londoner. Hopefully one of our US colleagues will come along and help with this

In London, in casual speech, you might hear 'better' pronounced with the tongue not brought forward for the 't', so it would sound something like 'be?a' (with a short 'e')

And then 'roll' might lose its 'l' in a similar way but it is replaced by a sound more like 'w': 'rōW' (with the 'W' hardly voiced, lips apart)

But, as said, that is London and, in the US, it's quite different

Regards, Dave
Haha, I know it. I have ever watched the talk show which is performed by Ben Stiller and David Williams. And they show some differences of pronunciations and words between Britain-English and American-English. It's so funny!
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