My phone is ringing off the hook

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Definition

My phone is ringing off the hook!: My phone hasn't stopped ringing! A lot of people are calling me!
idiom

a hook: a catch, a link, a holder, a clasp
noun

Examples

  • "My phone is ringing off the hook, my list of clients is growing every month, I'm doing great business and working reasonable hours."
  • "Looks like our phones are ringing off the hook, so let's take our first call, shall we?"
  • "Are you ready to man the phones with me? They've been ringing off the hook!"

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