ring off

ring off
UK US ring off
Phrasal Verb with ring({{}}/rɪŋ/ verb (rang, rung)
[I] COMMUNICATIONS to end a phone call: »

Many callers are annoyed by being forced to talk to a machine, and ring off.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • ring off — intransitive verb 1. chiefly Britain : to terminate a telephone call : hang up 2. chiefly Britain : to stop talking * * * ring off To put an end to a telephone conversation by replacing the receiver • • • Main Entry: ↑ring * * * ˌ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring off — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms ring off : present tense I/you/we/they ring off he/she/it rings off present participle ringing off past tense rang off past participle rung off British to finish a phone call He rang off before she had a… …   English dictionary

  • ring off — PHRASAL VERB When you ring off, you put down the receiver at the end of a telephone call. [mainly BRIT] [V P] She had rung off before he could press her for an answer. (in AM, usually use hang up) …   English dictionary

  • ring off the hook — US ► COMMUNICATIONS if a phone is ringing off the hook, it rings a lot of times: »His phone has been ringing off the hook with calls from people who want him to do work for them. Main Entry: ↑ring …   Financial and business terms

  • ring off the hook — phrasal : to ring frequently or constantly with incoming calls the phone rang off the hook for 20 hours a day Milt Pappas * * * (of a telephone) be constantly ringing due to a large number of incoming calls * * * ring off the hook see ↑ring, 3 •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring off — end a telephone call by replacing the receiver. → ring …   English new terms dictionary

  • ring off the hook — in. [for a telephone] to ring endlessly or constantly. □ The phone was ringing off the hook when I came in. □ We’ve been busy today. The phone’s been ringing off the hook …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • ring off the hook — phrasal to ring frequently or constantly with incoming calls < the telephone was ringing off the hook > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ring off the hook — verb Of a telephone, to ring constantly or excessively. I placed the advertisement yesterday, and the phone has been ringing off the hook ever since …   Wiktionary

  • ring off the hook — American, informal if your telephone rings off the hook, it rings a lot. The box office phones were ringing off the hook all day …   New idioms dictionary

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