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Translation of "ring" - English-Spanish dictionary

ring

verb /riŋ/ ( past tense rang /raŋ/, past participle rung /raŋ/)
to (cause to) sound sonar The doorbell rang He rang the doorbell The telephone rang.
(often with up) to telephone (someone) llamar (por teléfono) I’ll ring you (up) tonight.
(often with for) to ring a bell (eg in a hotel) to tell someone to come, to bring something etc tocar She rang for the maid.
(of certain objects) to make a high sound like a bell tintinear The glass rang as she hit it with a metal spoon.
to be filled with sound resonar The hall rang with the sound of laughter.
(often with out) to make a loud, clear sound resonar His voice rang through the house A shot rang out.
ring a bell
to have been seen, heard etc before, but not remembered in detail sonar, recordar (a algo) His name rings a bell, but I don’t remember where I’ve heard it before.
ring back phrasal verb
to telephone (someone who has telephoned) volver a llamar If he is busy at the moment, he can ring me back He’ll ring back tomorrow.
ring off phrasal verb
to end a telephone call colgar He said goodbye and then rang off.
ring true
to sound true sonar a cierto, parecer cierto His story does not ring true.
(Definition of ring from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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