Ring

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Definition

to ring (telephone): to make the sound of a bell (telephone)
verb
to ring up (on the telephone) to call someone on the telephone
The phone is ringing! I can hear it from here; shall I answer it?

This is an irregular verb:
I ring / I rang / I have rung

a ring: a circular piece of jewellery worn on the finger; a circle, a hoop
noun

Examples

  • "( phone rings ) Oh, hang on Bruno."
  • "the ring from the Lord of the Rings."
  • "I'm waiting for a baby to ring my doorbell."
  • "Bruno's phone rings"
  • "Have you not seen my ring?"
  • "Philip : Bells on bobtail ring, singing spirits bright, oh what fun it is to laugh and sing, a sleighing song tonight!"
  • "The phone is ringing!"
  • "( phone rings ) Edward, get that please."
  • "You could start by buying me a nice big fat diamond ring."
  • "the ring from the Lord of the Rings."

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