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ring a bell

(also ring any bells)
C2 to sound familiar: The name rang a bell but I couldn't remember where I had heard it before. No, I'm sorry, that description doesn't ring any bells with me.
Translations of “ring a bell”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聽起來耳熟…
in Russian казаться знакомым…
in Turkish çağrıştırmak, anımsa(t)mak, aklına getirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 听起来耳熟…
in Polish coś komuś przypominać…
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