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ring off

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verb uk phrasal verb with ring   /rɪŋ/ us  
to end a phone conversation intentionally: She said "No, thank you" and rang off hurriedly.
Translations of “ring off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 掛斷電話…
in Russian повесить трубку…
in Turkish telefonda konuşmayı sonlandırmak, ahizeyi yerine koymak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 挂断电话…
in Polish odkładać słuchawkę, rozłączać się…
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