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English definition of “ring off”

ring off

UK (UK/US hang up) phrasal verb with ring
 
 
/rɪŋ/ verb (past tense rang, past participle rung)
to end a telephone conversation and put down the part of the telephone that you speak into: She'd rung off before I could say goodbye.Communicating by telephone
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