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ring

verb /riŋ/ ( past tense rang /raŋ/, past participle rung /raŋ/)
to (cause to) sound 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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