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ring in

phrasal verb with ring uk   us   /rɪŋ/ verb (rang, rung)
[I] COMMUNICATIONS, WORKPLACE to make a phone call to your place of work: Tim rang in to say he wouldn't be coming in. Men who need to look after a sick child are likely to ring in sick themselves rather than admit that they have problems at home.
(Definition of ring in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 后来加入的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 後來加入的人…
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