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ring up sth

phrasal verb with ring uk   /rɪŋ/ us   verb rang, rung
FINANCE to record a particular profit or loss: California saw its businesses ring up $129.7 billion in foreign sales.
FINANCE to spend a particular amount in total: He managed to ring up $58,000 in personal expenses.
COMMERCE to enter or record the cost of goods in a cash register : When they ring it up, it comes to $150. Cash registers ring up a sale every 90 seconds in the two-story air-conditioned restaurant.
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