Ring true

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Definition

That doesn't ring true!: That doesn't seem true! That doesn't appear to be true!
idiom

to ring: to call (on the telephone); to make a sound like a bell
verb

Examples

  • "The quote 'Keep it in the family' which has adorned every label of D&C clothing for over 100 years, will have to be changed too as it doesn't quite ring true anymore!"

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