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English definition of “ring true/false”

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ring true/false

to seem true/false: Her explanations didn't ring true.
Translations of “ring true/false”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聽起來是真/假的, 給人以真實/虛假的印象…
in Chinese (Simplified) 听起来是真/假的, 给人以真实/虚假的印象…
(Definition of ring true/false from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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