ring round something

ring round something
ˌring ˈround (sb/sth) | ˌring aˈround (sb/sth) derived
(BrE) to telephone a number of people in order to organize sth or to get some information, etc

I rang round all the travel agents in the area.

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  • ring around something — ˌring ˈround (sb/sth) | ˌring aˈround (sb/sth) derived (BrE) to telephone a number of people in order to organize sth or to get some information, etc • I rang round all the travel agents in the area. Main entry: ↑ring …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring round — ˌring ˈround ˌring a ˈround [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they ring round he/she/it rings round present participle …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring round — phrasal verb ring round or ring around [intransitive/transitive] Word forms ring round : present tense I/you/we/they ring round he/she/it rings round present participle ringing round past tense rang round past participle rung round ring… …   English dictionary

  • ring round — or ring around PHRASAL VERB If you ring round or ring around, you phone several people, usually when you are trying to organize something or to find some information. [mainly BRIT] [V P] She d ring around and get back to me... [V P n (not pron)]… …   English dictionary

  • ring round — verb To call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something …   Wiktionary

  • ring — ring1 W2S1 [rıŋ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(jewellery)¦ 2¦(circle)¦ 3 give somebody a ring 4¦(bells)¦ 5¦(criminals)¦ 6 have the/a ring of something 7 have a familiar ring 8 run rings around somebody 9¦(cooking)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ring (past tense rang) — ring1 (past tense rang [ ræŋ ] ; past participle rung [ rʌŋ ] ) verb *** 1. ) transitive to make a bell produce a sound: He rang the doorbell. a ) intransitive if a bell rings, it produces a sound: A bell rang and the children trooped back into… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ring — 1 /rIN/ noun 1 JEWELLERY (C) a piece of jewellery that you wear on your finger: a diamond ring (=decorated with diamonds) see also: engagement ring, wedding ring 2 CIRCLE (C) a) a circular line or mark: Martha had dark rings round her eyes from… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ring — I [[t]rɪ̱ŋ[/t]] TELEPHONING OR MAKING A SOUND ♦♦ rings, ringing, rang, rung (Please look at category 11 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB When you ring someone, you telephone them. [mainly… …   English dictionary

  • ring */*/*/ — I UK [rɪŋ] / US verb Word forms ring : present tense I/you/we/they ring he/she/it rings present participle ringing past tense rang UK [ræŋ] / US past participle rung UK [rʌŋ] / US 1) [transitive] to make a bell produce a sound He rang the… …   English dictionary

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