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"ring (sb) back" in British English

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ring (sb) back

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phrasal verb with ring uk   us   /rɪŋ/ verb
B1 to ​call someone who called you ​earlier, or to ​call someone for a second ​time: I'm a ​bitbusy - can I ​ring you back in a few ​minutes? "He's not here. Can I take a ​message?" "No, that's OK. I'll ​ring back ​later."

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(Definition of ring (sb) back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ring (sb) back" in Business English

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ring (sb) back

phrasal verb with ring uk   us   /rɪŋ/ verb (rang, rung)
[I or T] COMMUNICATIONS to ​call someone again on the ​phone especially after they have called you or after you called them previously but they were not ​available: Do you want me to ​ring you back later? We're ​advising all our ​customers to ​ring back in half an hour.
(Definition of ring (sb) back from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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