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My manager called for a meeting and every one got gathered in the meeting room then he held the meeting.

Are my sentences correct?
 

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Wow! Tufguy, that's wordy even for you. Did you read it out loud? Did you notice how many times you used "meeting" in a short sentence? Please try again.
 

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Wow! Tufguy, that's wordy even for you. Did you read it out loud? Did you notice how many times you used "meeting" in a short sentence? Please try again.

My manager called for a meeting and every one got gathered in the room then he held one.
 

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Our manager had a meeting with us in the meeting room.

Obviously he had to call for the meeting and get everyone to attend.
 

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Perhaps:

My manager called a meeting, which was held in the meeting room.
 

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"My manager scheduled an all-hands department meeting to be held in conference room 'B' today at 11:00 am."

Are "called a meeting" and "called for a meeting" both incorrect?
 

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No, 'called a meeting' is fine.
 

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You can call a meeting, or you can call for a meeting to be held but you don't just call for a meeting.
 

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Re-read post #15. Piscean gave you the situation in which "call for a meeting" can be used. It was a situation I failed to consider in post #14.
 

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You cannot say "Call for a meeting" alone. Am I correct?

Not in your context- a manager has the power to call a meeting, which means that people have to attend. A junior employee can call for a meeting - ask for one - but that does not mean that the meeting will go ahead.
 

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My manager called for a meeting and every one got gathered in the meeting room then he held the meeting.

Tufguy, say:

Everyone (one word) gathered (or got together) in the meeting room.

Unless "get gathered" is somehow a phrasal verb in Indian English, I suggest that you don't use it.
 

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"My manager called a meeting or called for a meeting" which one is correct?

"Called a meeting" is the correct one.

Also note that it's "everyone," not "every one" and we say "gathered," not "got gathered."
 
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