Translation of "ring" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /rɪŋ/ us /rɪŋ/

ring noun (CIRCLE)

B2 [ C ] a circle of any material, or any group of things or people in a circular shape or arrangement

The game involved throwing metal rings over a stick. 这个游戏的玩法是扔金属环套在一根棍子上。
The children sat in a ring around the teacher. 孩子们围着老师坐成一圈。

A2 [ C ] a circular piece of jewellery worn especially on your finger

He bought her a diamond/emerald, etc. ring (= a ring with a jewel attached to it). 他为她买了一只钻石/祖母绿戒指。

[ C ] a group of people who help each other, often secretly and in a way that is to their advantage

a drug ring 贩毒团伙
a spy ring 间谍网
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[ C ] US usually element a circular piece of material often made of metal that can be heated in order to be used for cooking

a gas ring 煤气灶
an electric ring 电热灶火圈

[ C ] a special area where people perform or compete

a boxing ring 拳击台
The horses trotted round the ring. 马绕着圆形表演场小跑。
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rings [ plural ]

two round handles at the ends of two long ropes that hang from the ceiling and are used in gymnastics


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ring noun (PHONE)

A2 [ S ] mainly UK US usually and UK also call the act of making a phone call to someone

I'll give you a ring tomorrow. 明天我会给你打个电话。

ring noun (SOUND)

B2 [ C ] the sound a bell makes

There was a ring at the door. 门铃响了。
He gave a ring at the door. 他按了一下门铃。


uk /rɪŋ/ us /rɪŋ/

ring verb (PHONE)

A2 [ I or T ] rang, rung mainly UK US usually and UK also call to make a phone call to someone

I ring home once a week to tell my parents I'm okay. 我每周往家打一次电话向父母报平安。
There's been an accident - can you ring for an ambulance? 出事故了——你能否打电话叫救护车?
The boss rang (in) to say he'll be back at 4.30. 老板打电话(到办公室)说他在4点30分回来。
UK I rang round the airlines (= called many of them) to find out the cheapest price. 我给多家航空公司一一打电话,想知道哪一家的机票最便宜。
Why don't you ring (up) Simon and ask him to the party? 你为什么不给西蒙打电话请他来参加聚会呢?

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ring verb (MAKE SOUND)

B1 [ I or T ] rang, rung to (cause to) make the sound of a bell

The doorbell/phone rang. 门铃/电话铃响了。
Anne's alarm clock rang for half an hour before she woke. 安妮的闹钟响了半个小时她才醒。
I rang the bell but nobody came to the door. 我按响了门铃,可是没有人来开门。
My head is/My ears are still ringing (= are full of a ringing noise) from the sound of the military band. 军乐队的乐声仍然回荡在我的脑海中/耳际。

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ring verb (CIRCLE)

[ T ] ringed, ringed to surround something

Armed police ringed the hijacked plane. 武装警察包围了被劫持的飞机。
The harbour is dangerous - it's ringed by/with rocks and reefs. 这个港口很危险——周围有很多礁石和暗礁。

UK [ T ] ringed, ringed to draw a circle around something

Students should ring the correct answers in pencil. 学生们应该用铅笔将正确的答案圈出。

[ T ] ringed, ringed to put a ring on something, especially an animal

We ringed the birds (= put rings around their legs) so that we could identify them later. 我们给鸟腿上戴上环套,以便将来可以辨识出它们。

(Translation of “ring” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)