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English definition of “ring sth up”

ring sth up

phrasal verb with ring     /rɪŋ/ verb
to record the money that has been paid by a customer by pressing buttons on a cash register: I'm sorry, I've rung up the wrong amount.Parts of shops, shop fittings and retail activities
(Definition of ring sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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