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ring 1

British English: /rɪŋ/
American English: /rɪŋ/


  • 2 (Horse racing)
    Ring, der
    Arena, die
    (in circus)
    Manege, die
    the ring (bookmakers)
    der Ring
    die Buchmacher
  • 4
    (circle) Kreis, der
    make or run rings [a]round somebody
    jemanden in die Tasche stecken [colloquial]
  • 5
    (halo round moon) Hof, der

transitive verb

  • 2 (British English)
    (put ring on leg of) beringen (Vogel)

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ring 2


  • 1 (act of sounding bell)
    Läuten, das
    Klingeln, das
    there's a ring at the door
    es hat geklingelt
    give two rings
    zweimal läuten od. klingeln
  • 2 (British English) [colloquial]
    (telephone call) Anruf, der
    give somebody a ring
    jemanden anrufen
  • 3
    (resonance; [figurative]: impression) Klang, der
    [figurative] have the ring of plausibility/truth
    einleuchtend/glaubhaft klingen
    [figurative] a ring of insistence in her tone
    ein nachdrücklicher Ton in ihrer Stimme

intransitive verb rangPronunciation: /ræŋ/, rungPronunciation: /rʌŋ/

  • 3
    (ring bell) läuten (for nach)
    please ring for attention
    bitte läuten
  • 4 (British English)
    (make telephone call) anrufen
  • 5
    (resound) (Wald, Raum, Halle)
    [wider]hallen (with von)
    ring in somebody's ears
    jemandem in den Ohren klingen
    ring true/false (Münze)
    echt/falsch klingen
    glaubhaft/unglaubhaft klingen
  • 6 (hum) (loudly) my ears are ringing
    mir dröhnen die Ohren

transitive verb rang, rung

  • 2 (British English)
    (telephone) anrufen

Phrasal verbs

ring back

transitive or intransitive verb (British English) 1
(again) wieder anrufen
(in return) zurückrufen

ring down

transitive verb
fallen lassen
herunterlassen (Vorhang)
ring the curtain down on a project/a love affair
unter ein Vorhaben/Liebesverhältnis einen Schlussstrich ziehen

ring in

intransitive verb
(British English)
transitive verb

ring off

intransitive verb
(British English)

ring out

intransitive verb
transitive verb

ring round

(British English)
Pronunciation: /-ˈ-/ intransitive verb
Pronunciation: /ˈ--/ transitive verb
herumtelefonieren bei

ring up

transitive verb 1 (British English)
(telephone) anrufen
2 (record on cash register)
bongen [colloquial]
3 (Theatre)ring up the curtain
den Vorhang hochziehen

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