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ring 1

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

noun

  • 2 (circle) (of people, on page) to form a ring
    formare o fare un cerchio, disporsi in cerchio
    to put a ring round
    cerchiare o fare un cerchio intorno a (name, ad)
    to have rings under one's eyes
    avere gli occhi cerchiati

transitive verb pass., p.pass. ringed

Idioms

to run rings round

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ring 2
British English: /rɪŋ/
American English: /rɪŋ/

noun

  • 3 (set of bells)
    serie (feminine) di campane
    concerto (masculine) di campane (of di)

transitive verb pass. rang p.pass. rung

intransitive verb pass. rang p.pass. rung

  • 1 (sound)
    (bell, telephone)
    squillare
    the doorbell rang
    suonò il campanello o suonarono alla porta
    it o the number is ringing
    suona
  • 2 (sound bell)
    (person)
    suonare
    to ring at the door to ring for somebody
    chiamare qualcuno suonando
    you rang, Sir?
    ha chiamato, signore?
    “please ring for service”
    “si prega di telefonare per il servizio in camera”

Idioms

to ring down, up the curtain

to ring down the curtain on an era

porre fine a un'epoca o segnare la fine di un'epoca

to ring in the New Year

festeggiare l'arrivo del nuovo anno

ring out the old, ring in the new

= buttarsi dietro le spalle il passato e confidare nel futuro

Phrasal verbs

ring around

(British English)
(transmitting message) = fare un giro di telefonate per comunicare un messaggio

ring back

1 (British English) ring back 2 ring [somebody] back
richiamare (caller)

ring in

(British English) (to work)
telefonare al lavoro
to ring in sick
= telefonare al lavoro per dire che si è malati

ring off

(British English)

ring out:

1 ring out
(bells)
suonare
2 ring out [something] (bells)
salutare (news, message)

ring round

ring around

ring up

1 (British English) ring up 2 ring up [something], ring [something] up 2.1 (on phone)
telefonare a, chiamare (enquiries, station)
2.2 (on cash register)
battere (figure, total)
3 ring up [somebody], ring [somebody] up
chiamare, telefonare a (friend, operator)

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