give\ a\ ring

• give (one) a ring
• give a buzz informal
To call on the telephone.

Mrs. Jacobs promised to give her husband a ring in the afternoon.

Alice will give her friend a buzz tonight.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • give a ring — give (someone) a ring to telephone someone. She s been sick for a couple of days, so why don t you give her a ring? I m calling to find out what tonight s homework is, so if you could give me a ring and let me know I would really appreciate it …   New idioms dictionary

  • give a ring — give (someone) a ring chiefly Brit : to make a telephone call to (someone) I ll give you a ring [=give you a call] tomorrow. • • • Main Entry: ↑ring …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a ring — verb (transitive) Call (someone) on the telephone If youre town, give me a ring and Ill arrange to meet up with you. Syn: drop a line …   Wiktionary

  • give a ring — call on the phone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • give a ring —  v. Telephone …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • ring — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. encircle, girdle, environ, encompass, hem in; toll, chime, clang, peal, tinkle; resound, reverberate, reecho. See sound. n. circlet, circle, annulet, hoop, signet, girdle; machine, gang, clique;… …   English dictionary for students

  • ring — Synonyms and related words: Bund, Chinese boxing, DDD, Kekule formula, O, Rochdale cooperative, affiliation, agora, alliance, amphitheater, anklet, annular muscle, annulet, annulus, anthelion, antisun, arena, areola, armlet, armory, assemblage,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ring — See: GIVE A RING, RUN CIRCLES AROUND or RUN RINGS AROUND, THREE RING CIRCUS, THROW ONE S HAT IN THE RING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ring — See: give a ring, run circles around or run rings around, three ring circus, throw one s hat in the ring …   Словарь американских идиом

  • give a buzz — See: GIVE A RING …   Dictionary of American idioms


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